Texas County sales tax revenue finished down during the latest monthly distribution.

Sales tax revenue from collections in Houston stood nearly unchanged in October from a year ago, according to a Missouri Department of Revenue report.

Revenue from a one-cent sales tax totaled $41,325, an increase of $463 from a year ago. For the year, $524,573 has been collected by merchants. That’s down $8,073 from a year ago.

The tally from two quarter-cent sales taxes totaled about $10,100 each, up about $187. For the year, the total on each is about $126,360. That’s down about $1,900 on each.

An eighth-cent sales tax whose proceeds are used for repayment of fire truck debt totaled $5,033.


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