Lubbock sales tax down, but better than Texas - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/10/09

Lubbock sales tax down, but better than Texas

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock's sales tax activity is down. Sales taxes for the city dropped four-tenths of one percent according to the most recent numbers from the state Comptroller.  But here's the good news; Lubbock did much better than most of the state.  The state's share of sales tax revenue is down 3.1% 

Collections for Lubbock are still up 3.15% if you look at "year to date."  Sales tax revenue is a considered a barometer of economic health.

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