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By Ken Stern 

May Town tax revenues new record high, again

 


Higher than ever. The Town of La Conner's May sales tax revenues were $69,866, setting oodles of records: the first May report over $60,000; the earliest month topping $60,000 and 20% above the 2021 record of $ 58,287, $11,579 more. Last year the first month sales tax revenues topped $60,000 was August, itself a record.

The $255,121 in sales tax to date is almost 52% of the year’s projected budget, topping 50% in five months.

Motel/hotel and firetruck sales tax revenues were also monthly records, with $12,633 and $6,985 collected, respectively, Both are 20% above last May’s totals.

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