Sales tax revenue collected by Houston merchants increased during the latest monthly distribution, reports the Missouri Department of Revenue.

Collections from a one-cent sales tax totaled $59,383, which was up $2,773 from the same monthly period in 2015. For the first three quarters of the year, the total is $548,421, which is up $11,809 — which is an increase of 2.2 percent for the year from 2015.

Two quarter-cent sales taxes for sidewalks, streets and utility work totaled $14,498 for the year, up about 5.3 percent for the same monthly period in 2015.

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