The city of Eupora’s sales tax collections for June dropped about 15 percent from June 2011 while Mathiston’s collections were up slightly.
Overall sales tax collections in Eupora totaled $36,646, according to the most recent data from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. This is down about $6,300 from the $42,537 collected the same month last year.
Mathiston posted June collections of $16,773, up $133 from the $16,640 collected last June, or about 1 percent.
These figures reflect other area taxes collected on June sales with 2011 figures in parentheses: • Maben: $7,007 ($7,034) • Mantee: $3,184 ($2,516) • Walthall: $2,025 ($3,186)