Wells Drug February

Albion city sales tax receipts lower in September

Albion city sales tax receipts were off by about nine percent for September 2016 as compared to the same month a year earlier.
September 2016 was still a strong month for sales, with total receipts of $58,830. However, September of 2015 set a record for September receipts at $64,983.
The September 2016 total was $6,153 lower than September 2015.
For the first two months of the 2016-17 fiscal year, sales tax receipt sare 2.8 percent higher than the same two months a year ago.
Motor vehicle sales tax receipts slipped to $2,802 in September after reaching highs of $4,009 in July and $5,107 in August.
Following are the allocations from the city’s 1.5 percent sales tax in September 2016:
• Capital Improvements, three-quarters of one percent, $28,014.
• Economic Development, one-quarter of one percent, $9,338.
• Street Fund, all motor vehicle sales tax, $2,802.
• Swimming Pool Bond, 50 percent of one-half cent, $9,338.
• Fire Department, 30 percent of one-half cent, $5,603.
• Police, 10 percent of one-half cent, $1,867.
• City Hall, five percent of one-half cent, $934.
• Library, five percent of one-half cent, $934.