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By Ken Stern 

Town sales tax revenue tops $70,000 first time

 

September 14, 2022



Off the charts: the $70,383 the Town of La Conner lists in its August sales tax revenue report is the highest total ever. The August data, from the state's Department of Revenue, captures June sales, always the highest revenue month. This year's collection is 12% above 2021's and the first time over $70,000.

The year-to-date total is $446,300. The town’s 2022 budget income projection will be met next month.

As in 2021, collections have set records monthly, except January’s.

The $19,137 in hotel/motel revenue is the highest August collection also. The year's budget projection may be met...



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