Laguna Vista sales tax increases steady

first_imgBy MARTHA McCLAINSpecial to the PRESSTown of Laguna Vista sales tax revenue climbed 1.80 percent in June with a payments from the state comptroller’s office totaling $12,198.The payment is the Town’s percentage of revenue from sales of merchandise made in April and collected in May.Comparatively, for the same period in 2016, the Town received $11,982; in 2015, $12,964, and in 2014, $11,083.Year-to-date, the Town has collected a total of $81,444, compared to $79,512 for the same period last year, representing a 2.42 percent increase.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. RelatedLaguna Madre sales tax figures mixedBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Local communities realized a mixed bag in sales tax revenue in September. The City of Port Isabel saw a gain of 19.10 percent for the month, bringing in $220,521.93, up from the $185,146 last September. For the year-to-date, the city is up 5.02…September 27, 2012In “News”LV among best in sales tax returnsBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The Town of Laguna Vista was among the top five cities in Cameron County to realize the highest percentage of sales tax refunds for this year-to-date in 2012, according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office. November reports indicate that of the 16 municipalities in…November 29, 2012In “News”Tax figures show mixed resultsBy MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Despite fluctuations over the months in sales, communities in the Laguna Madre area have still experienced overall increases in year-to-date sales tax collections last month. The City of Port Isabel saw a gain of 5.27 percent for the month, bringing in $197,472, up…May 9, 2013In “News” Sharelast_img

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