By Ken Stern 

Town sales tax revenue muddling along

 

September 13, 2023



The $60,820 in August sales tax revenue reported to the Town of La Conner from the state’s Department of Revenue is the third highest June total ever, though down $9,563 from 2022 and $1,900 from 2021. The $399,898 total year to date is 65.6% of the forecasted revenue, almost matching projections.

The special use fire tax total of $6,064, as always, tracked sales tax totals and was also almost 10% below the same month last year.

People are still staying overnight in La Conner. The $19,848 collected in hotel motel tax revenue set another monthly record, though only $711 and 3.6% above 2022...



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