Mexia sales tax receipts down for month, year

By Brenda Sommer
Managing Editor

The city of Mexia’s sales tax rebates for April dropped almost 17 percent compared to last year, as did totals in two of the other four taxing entities in Limestone County.

Mexia re­ceived $198,429.89 this period, down 16.65 percent from the $238,082.31 reported sent in this month in 2013.

Year-to-date, Mexia has received $845,984.14, down 2.16 percent from the $864,724.38 year-to-date total 12 months ago.

Revenues this month were up 17.69 percent in Groesbeck, with that town set to receive $59,294.06 this period compared to $50,377.39 a year ago. That city, year-to-date, is ahead 11.33 percent compared to a year ago, for a total of $239,233.36, compared to $214,881.88 at this time last year.

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