Sales tax drop hits city, Decatur EDC

Published Saturday, February 21, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Decatur City Manager Brett Shannon shared sad sales tax news at Thursday's meeting of the Decatur Economic Development Corp.

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Sales tax: County divided as 2015 starts

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Comptroller Glenn Hegar says Texas' continued growth in sales tax revenue is driven by business spending in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors as well as the oil and natural gas mining sector.

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Sales tax: 2015 starts on a good note

Published Saturday, January 10, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Eight up, four down. That's how Wise County's dozen sales-tax-collecting cities greeted the new year - a decent start compared to last year's January payment.

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Sales taxes slump in August

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Bob Buckel

When it comes to sales tax collections, most Wise County cities have had a pretty good year through three quarters of 2014. But August was not a terrific month.

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Smallest city has biggest gain

Published Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Bob Buckel

When it comes to sales tax income, Wise County has 10 cities up and two down. But the biggest story this month is Lake Bridgeport.

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All over the map: Wise County cities continue to see mixed sales tax results

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The numbers appear almost contradictory. Two Wise County cities - Bridgeport and New Fairview - are short of last year's sales tax numbers by a combined $157,590.

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Sales tax up in most cities

Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Summer is off to a pretty good start for most Wise County cities - at least when it comes to sales tax.

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Newark hits sales tax jackpot in May

Published Saturday, May 10, 2014
By Bob Buckel

A "large audit payment" by a company in Newark resulted in a May sales tax windfall for the city.

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Bigs down, smalls up in county sales tax income

Published Saturday, April 12, 2014
By Bob Buckel

After a weak April, three of Wise County's top four cities are running below last year in sales tax income.

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County hits sales tax jackpot

Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Seven cities in Wise County showed a decrease in sales tax revenue for March, while five were up compared to last year.

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Bridgeport sales tax numbers not the whole story

Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
By Bob Buckel

The second set of sales tax numbers for 2014 went public Wednesday - and they don't look great for the city of Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport, Chico finish ’13 strong

Published Saturday, December 14, 2013
By Bob Buckel

When the final sales tax numbers came in for 2013, 10 Wise County cities showed a gain - and the two that didn't showed signs of a turnaround.

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