York city sales tax receipts come in slightly lower than last year, yet second highest October in history

YORK – The October receipts for the city’s local sales tax came in lower than last October, but the total was still the second highest in the city’s history for this month.

The city took in $429,994 in October, which reflects transactions that took place in August. That compares to $481,811.13 last October, but it was still only the second October that the month’s receipts exceeded $400,000. Prior to that, it was always in the low to mid-$300,000 range.

October is the first month in the city’s fiscal year.

In the last fiscal year, the city took in record-breaking sales tax receipts – coming in just below $5.2 million, compared to just under $4.5 million the year before.

For the month of October, the city took in $143,313.34 in LB 357 money. This is used for specially earmarked projects associated with infrastructure, parks and recreation and the school.

The city’s fiscal year runs October to October.

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