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Sales tax figures up from year ago

Kimberly Jordan kjordan@lebanondemocrat.com • Updated Mar 13, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Wilson County’s sales tax revenues for February decreased around $1.5 million compared to January but were nearly $100,000 higher than a year ago.

The Tennessee Department of Revenue released sales tax collections Thursday for Wilson County that showed totals for February – at $2.7 million – decreased nearly $1.5 million from January’s $4.2 million.

Lebanon again led the way with the highest amount of sales tax collections among Wilson County cities with about $1.37 million in February, which was down about $600,000 compared to the previous month.

Mt. Juliet’s collections were $1.1 million in February, which was a decrease of nearly $700,000 compared to January.

Watertown fell more than $8,000 compared to January with more than $17,000 in collections in February.

Collections in unincorporated areas of Wilson County, at more than $213,000, were down almost $200,000 compared to January.

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