May Sales Tax Numbers Are In

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

May sales tax collections are compiled and counties for a whole reflected a loss from the previous month across the Upper Cumberland region; falling 2.8 percent, or a loss of more than $624,000 in collections.
While many Upper Cumberland counties reported a dip compared to April’s collections, a handful of counties reported an increase over the previous month.
Pickett, Jackson and Overton Counties reported gains in collections.
Cannon down 3.1 percent and DeKalb dropped 1.0 percent below April’s reported sales tax collections.
Overall, the state reported a small increase of four-tenths of a percentage point.