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City of Lamar May 2017 Sales and Use Tax Report

City of Lamar May 2017 Sales and Use Tax Report

    May was a better month for sales tax collections for the City of Lamar. Taxes collected in June show the City Sales Tax was up 3.18% for a gain of $8,602 for the previous year.  Collections for 2016 were $270,707 for last May while the month for this year brought in $279,310.  Total collections […]

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

Sales tax revenue for the City of Lamar showed a slight slump for December 2016 Sales and Use tax, collected in January. Although City Sales Tax revenue was up 4.04%, Use Tax was down 40.18% for a drop of $23,566 compared to last year.  The 4.04% gain of $13,702 for the same time was offset […]

End of Summer Tax Dip for Lamar

End of Summer Tax Dip for Lamar

  The City of Lamar monthly sales tax report showed a slight drop of 3.47% for this past August, down $9,186 compared to the same time last year. Collections in 2015 were $264,784 and were at $255,597 for this past August, collected in September.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections posted a very slight loss […]

City of Lamar June 2016 Tax Report

City of Lamar June 2016 Tax Report

Halfway through the year, the City of Lamar’s Tax Revenue reports show a continued improvement. Total sales and Use Tax collections for June are up 5.70% for a gain of $17,196, bringing the total to $318,878 for 2016, compared to $301,682 for the previous year.  The 3% City Sales Tax was up 4.75% for the […]

Soft Month for April Sales Tax Collections

Soft Month for April Sales Tax Collections

Sales Tax collections for the City of Lamar for March dropped although year to date figures continues to show a gain. Sales Tax alone was down 7.82% for a drop of $24,224, putting current collections at $285,512, compared to this time last year at $309,737.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections were also down 3.75% […]