Albion’s retail sales tax receipts continued higher than last year for September, 2008, according to figures reported Nov. 18.
City sales tax receipts for September 2008 totaled $46,904, an increase of $6,124 or 13 percent over the September 2007 total of $40,780.
However, the September receipts were down by $3,095 or 6.1 percent from the previous month of August 2008, when the total was nearly $50,000.
Motor vehicle sales tax receipts declined by 60 percent from August to September 2008. August receipts were $5,345, while September receipts were $2,147.
Total city sales tax receipts for the three-month period, July through September 2008, were still 42 percent higher ($46,481) than the same period a year earlier. The 2008 July-September receipts total $156,908, while the 2007 July-September receipts were $110,427.