Lubbock sales tax collections are up 7.08% for November, according to numbers released Friday by the Texas Comptroller's office.
Sales tax is an important barometer of economic health because it indicates shopping activity in local stores.
Sales taxes in Lubbock are up 4.29% year-to-date. Statewide, the average increase in allocations to cities was 7.1% for November, which reflects economic activity for October.
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