Monthly sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect March sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities.

MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent back to the municipalities over a three-month cycle.

These figures reflect municipal sales taxes collected on March sales with last year’s figures in parentheses, followed by fiscal year-to-date collections (since July 1) and last year’s YTD figures in parentheses:

Eupora: $38,720 (35,326); $361,708 ($357,169).

Maben: $7,989 ($7,899); $78,505 ($77,949).

Mantee: $2,221 ($2,263); ($25,378 ($26,238).

Mathiston: $15,166 ($18,705); $151,745 ($148,891).

Walthall: $998 ($2,088); $12,543 ($17,924).