Sales tax receipts for the four Cuming County municipalities generated total of $1.16 million.
West Point, which had 12 months of local sales tax collections, led the way with $853,048 generated for its city coffers.
Those receipts include two months of West Point’s 1 percent tax and 10 months of its 1.5% local tax. The voter-approved half-percent additional tax went into effect in October, 2012, and the first month of 1.5% sales tax receipts arrived in December, 2012.
Beemer’s 1.5% local sales tax generated $90,248 in the 10 months it was in effect in budget year 2012-2013, which ended the end of September.
Bancroft’s 1 percent sales tax brought in $52,855 in its 10 months of the last budget year, and Wisner’s 1.5% local sales tax generated $166,766.
Sales tax receipts received this week by those communities, which reflect sales in August, are getting the new budget year off to a good start.
West Point’s October receipts were $77,700, Beemer’s were $10,173, and Bancroft’s $5,571. Wisner’s October receipts were $22,173.