Sales Tax Down From Last September
Crawford County’s general revenue sales tax was down slightly from September 2016, but has made an incremental gain overall.
A little more than $94,000 was collected in September, down from $101,418.42 in September 2016 — a decrease of 7.24 percent.
Through September, the county had collected $938,966.31, up from $922,396.48 collected through this time last year.
Despite the decrease, September’s collection represents the second-highest collected in that month. From 2011 to 2015, the county hovered between $87,000 to $92,000.
The separate law enforcement and capital improvement taxes each generated around $92,746.64. It is a decrease of just under 1 percent from September 2016.
The LEO tax — which supports the jail bond payment and other operations — and the capital improvement tax has collected $865,241.37 in 2017.
It is an increase over the $845,547.42 that was collected through September 2016.