Sales tax revenue was up in Houston during the latest monthly distribution.

Houston’s sales tax revenue was up in the latest monthly distribution period, reports the Missouri Department of Revenue.

The total from a one-cent sales tax was $45,522, up $4,197 from the same period a year ago. For the year, $531,300 has been collected. That’s up $6,726 or 1.3 percent from a year ago.

The city also has two quarter-cent sales taxes for street, sidewalks and utility work. Each contributed $10,836. An eighth-cent sales tax goes toward debt retirement on a fire truck. That totaled $5,418.


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