Local county officials are reviewing positive sales tax revenue numbers from September. Fulton County reports their sales tax receipts were just under $713,000 last month, for an increase of $10,000 over September of last year. That takes total sales tax revenues in 2017 to about 6 million dollars, which is about $200,000 ahead of last year’s pace.
In Defiance County, September sales tax receipts were just over $542,000, up about $3,000 over last year’s figure. And for the year in Defiance County, sales tax revenues have surpassed 4.8 million dollars.