York’s city sales tax receipts slightly lower than last year for March, yet second highest for this month in municipal history

YORK – York’s city sales tax receipts came in slightly lower than last year, for the month of March, but the total was still the second highest March total since the local sales tax was created.

For the month of March, which reflects transactions which took place in January, the revenue received by the city was $372,824, compared to $378,727 last year. So the total was nearly the same.

Since the fiscal year began (last October), the city has taken in $2.455 million in local sales tax revenue.

In the last 12 months, the city has taken in just over $5 million.

While the city’s monthly sales tax revenue influx is typically now over $400,000, March still remains within the $300,000-$400,000 level.

For the month of March, the city took in $124,274 in LB 357 funds, which is used for specially earmarked projects.

 

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