January sales tax collections are based on retail sales made in December 2010.
Sales tax collections: $6,954,465, an increase of 7.9 percent compared to January 2010.
Use tax collections: $768,405, an increase of 5.5 percent compared to January 2010.
National collections: December sales tax collections (as reported on January14) increased 8.2 percent compared to Fort Collins increase of 7.9 percent.
Building permit collections: Increased 217% percent in January.
Residential: 25 compared to 17 in January 2010. Residential remodels: 57 permits. In January 2010 there were 56 remodel permits.
Commercial: 0 permits for new construction, 24 for remodeling. In January 2010, 0 permits were pulled for new construction, 22 permits for remodeling.
Sales tax licenses: The City received 109 net new applications for sales tax licenses in January.