Sales tax receipts strong in first quarter

Albion city sales tax receipts remained strong in October, 2015, although they were down two percent from October of the previous year.
The October 2015 total was $55,658, or $1,886 less than the October 2014 total of $57,544.
For the first quarter of the 2015-16 fiscal year (August through October), city sales tax receipts totaled $176,883, which is an increase of about $4,800 or 2.8 percent from the same quarter of 2014, when the total was $172,060.