York city sales tax receipts holding steady

YORK – York’s city sales tax receipts are holding steady and slightly exceeding what was seen at the same time last year.

For the month of May, which reflect transactions in March, the city took in $424,441.36, which is $8,602.29 more than last May when the total was $415,839.07. That’s a 2% increase over the same time last year.

For this fiscal year, so far (which started in October), the city’s receipts are 2.83% down from the year before – but still in the record-breaking arena since the city sales tax was created.

So far, this fiscal year, which will end at the end of September, the city has taken in $3,258,574.09 in city sales tax receipts.

In the last 12 months, the city has taken in just over $5 million in sales tax receipt collections, which is used by the general fund and the street fund.

Regarding the LB357 funds, the city took in $141,480.46 in May, which is a 2% increase over the same time period last year.

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