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Wilson sales tax revenues plummet
Mar 09, 2013 4:00 pm
Wilson County sales tax revenues came back down to earth in February after skyrocketing during the prior month.
The Tennessee Department of Revenue released Friday sales tax revenues for Wilson County that showed totals for February decreased more than $1.2 million after January’s figures shot up $3.87 million due to leftover collections from holiday shopping.
February’s $2.68 million was also lower than previous months $2.86 million in December, $2.7 million in November and $2.92 million in October.
Lebanon again led the way with the highest amount of sales tax collections among Wilson County cities with $1.3 million, but was down from January’s $1.78 million, December’s $1.45 million and November’s $1.41 million.
Mt. Juliet’s collections – just more than $1 million in February – were also down compared to January’s $1.67 million, $1.1 million in December, just more than $1 million in November and $1.12 million in October.
In Watertown, sales tax revenues also decreased to about $17,000 compared to $23,000 in January, nearly $20,000 in December, more than $17,500 in November and nearly $21,000 in October.
Collections in unincorporated areas of Wilson County dropped to nearly $311,000 in February compared to $401,000 in January, $274,000 in December, $282,000 in November and $356,000 in October.