High sales tax totals continue
April 14, 2021
The Town of La Conner reported $33,430 in sales tax revenue in March, 8% above 2020’s total. It is the highest March amount ever reported. First quarter revenues are over 40% of the year’s projected sales tax income. They are 26% higher than 2018, the previous best first quarter. The March figure is based on January collections from in-town stores and online purchases delivered to La Conner addresses.
The fire truck sales tax revenue tracks sales tax and is also the highest first quarter ever and 43.4% of the projected annual total. Alas, the hotel/motel tax receipts for the month and...