JUNE SALES TAX REVENUES SIZZLING IN HENRY AND DEFIANCE COUNTIES


There were some sizzling numbers in the June sales tax revenue report for Henry County this month. Total sales tax receipts this month topped $532,000, which is an increase of 56% over June of 2020.That amounts to an increase in revenue for the month of June by over $208,000 in Henry County. It’s also a record amount of sales tax revenue for any month in history, surpassing the nearly $503,000 total recorded in March of this year. Sales tax receipts generally reflect local sales from about 3 months before. So with half of 2021 sales tax revenues in the book, that figure is over 2.6 million dollars, which is nearly $900,000 ahead of the first half receipts for Henry County last year.

Defiance County also had a huge month in sales tax revenues for June, hitting $708,000 in receipts. That’s more than a 24% increase over June 2020 sales tax revenues in Defiance County.


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