January sales tax collections up for Pottawatomie County; 2021 total nears $9.8 million
Pottawatomie County's sales tax collections are starting out 2022 on a positive note as this month's report shows a healthy increase over this time last year.
Treasurer Wendy Magnus reported this month's collections totaled $852,289.47, up from the same month a year ago when $ 774,554.01 was received –– an increase of $77,735.46.
According to an average from the past 10 years, collections have been coming in around:
- January — $698,290
- December — $640,750
- November — $645,100
- October — $672,550
- September — $665,000
- August — $658,700
- July — $639,500
- June — $624,150
- May — $636,950
- April — $626,400
- March — $590,950
- February — $723,750
Overall totals for 2021 came in above 2020, settling at $9,757,335.81. Comparing 2020's figures, which were nearly $8.4 million, 2021 showed a sizable increase of $1,385,643.65. Data from the past 10 years shows a steady rise in collections each year.
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