Wilson County’s sales tax revenues for March increased about $170,000 compared to February figures and beat last year’s mark by more than $210,000.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue released sales tax collections Monday for Wilson County that showed totals for March – at $2.87 million – increased from February’s $2.7 million but remained slightly above half that of January’s $4.2 million, which is defined by holiday sales since the report runs about a month behind actual figures.
Lebanon again led the way with the highest amount of sales tax collections among Wilson County cities with about $1.47 million in March, which was up about $100,00 compared to the previous month.
Mt. Juliet’s collections were $1.1 million in March, which was basically flat compared to February.
Watertown’s collections rose to about $19,800, compared to more than $17,000 in February.
Collections in unincorporated areas of Wilson County, at slightly more than $262,000, increased by about $50,000 compared to February.
Sales Tax Revenues: At a Glance
The following are total sales tax collections by month in Wilson County for the past year:
March $2.87 million
February $2.7 million
January $4.2 million
December $3.2 million
November $3.03 million
October $3.37 million
September $3.04 million
August $3.4 million
July $3.62 million
June $3.1 million
May $3 million
April $3.16 million
March (2013) $2.66 million
Source: Tennessee Department of Revenue, Joint Economic Development Board of Wilson County