Area takes sales tax hit in March

April 16, 2014

Lakeside is exception with gargantuan leap

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced that state sales tax revenue in March was $2.09 billion, up 5.6 percent compared to March 2013.
“The growth in sales tax revenues was led by business spending in the oil and natural gas mining, wholesale trade and construction sectors,” Combs said. “Collections from restaurants were also strong. This marks 48 consecutive months of growth in state sales tax collections.”

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