The Sales and Use Tax report for December, representing sales in November are strong! Collections were up 7.1 percent over November 2010 across the city. As far as Black Friday, or Be Local’s initiative, Plaid Friday, November 25, that data can’t be isolated--it is submitted to the Sales and Use Tax Office as a collective month. But based on businesses who participated in Plaid Friday, November sales were up 6 percent over last year. Our residents and visitors did a great job supporting local retail!
Read the complete November Report. The Sales and Use Tax Report for December will be released on February 10.