Saturday, July 16, 2016

Allegany County sales tax lags

When compared to last year, the current Allegany County sales taxes numbers of down. Way down. More than $317,000 down. One county 'politico' said..."wouldn't hurt if more cars, trucks, and white good were purchased...that would help." One typically vocal person, who suddenly asked that her name not be used, said " If Walmart was in the county maybe numbers would spike."
Sales tax revenue numbers will be shared with the Allegany County Budget Committee next Wednesday. This is what lawmakers will see...