Jones sales tax in April 2019 was up 45% compared to the same month last year. The April check includes actual collections for the last half of February and estimated collections for the first half of March.
The check totaled $92,256.73 and was the highest monthly receipt on record. Sales tax for the entire fiscal year (July – April) totaled $711,222.23, and is 14% or $88,876.04 above the same time period for the prior year.
This revenue generated for the town goes toward the General Fund and helps pay for police protection, road repairs, park amenities, and other necessities to keep our community thriving.
The industry level detail will not be available until later this month, but until then, keep spending your dollars locally.