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Wilson sales tax revenues rise

By Kimberly Jordan kjordan@lebanondemocrat.com • Updated May 16, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Wilson County’s sales tax revenues for April increased about $470,000 compared to March figures and beat last year’s mark by more than $180,000.

The Tennessee Department of Revenue released sales tax collections Thursday for Wilson County that showed totals for April – at $3.34 million – increased from March’s $2.87 million and February’s $2.7 million.

Lebanon again led the way with the highest amount of sales tax collections among Wilson County cities with about $1.7 million in April, which was up about $230,000 compared to the previous month.

Mt. Juliet’s collections were $1.28 million in April, which was an increase of around $270,000.

Watertown’s collections rose to about $19,800, compared to more than $17,000 in February. 

Collections in unincorporated areas of Wilson County, at slightly more than $325,000, increased by about $63,000 compared to March.

Sales Tax Revenues: At a Glance

The following are total sales tax collections by month in Wilson County for the past year:

April $3.34 million

March $2.87 million

February $2.7 million

January $4.2 million

December $3.2 million

November $3.03 million

October $3.37 million

September $3.04 million

August $3.4 million

July $3.62 million

June $3.1 million

May $3 million

April (2013) $3.16 million

Source: Tennessee Department of Revenue, Joint Economic Development Board of Wilson County

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