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June sales tax receipts nearly equal last year

Albion city sales tax receipts for June 2009 were nearly equal with the same month in 2008, according to figures recently released by the Nebraska Department of Revenue.

May city sales tax receipts were $43,421, a decline of $884 or less than two percent from the May 2008 total of $44,305.

For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, the city’s sales tax receipts totaled $492,294, an increase of 1.38 percent from the previous year’s total of $485,597.

The city’s motor vehicle sales tax receipts for June at $3,559 declined by less than one percent from June of 2008, when total motor vehicle receipts were $3,587.

Motor vehicle sales tax receipts for the fiscal year totaled $41,685, a decline of 5.61 percent from the previous year’s total of $44,164.