Natchez sales tax collections up for Aug.Published 12:03am Sunday, October 21, 2012
NATCHEZ — Overall sales tax collections for August were $444,394, up 6 percent from August 2011.shouting
Lodging tax collections were $33,011, up 33 percent from the $24,736 collected in August 2011.
The $2 hotel and bed-and-breakfast occupancy tax collections were $27,560, up 8.5 percent from $25,381 collected in August 2011.
Food tax collections were down slightly with $52,654 collected, down $838 from the $53,492 collected in August 2011.
Sales tax numbers for October reflect August collections. Collections are reported two months after the fact.