City releases May sales tax report
The May sales tax receipts, which represent sales activity for the month of March, were 1.8 percent below the amount reported for the same period last year. Year-to-date sales tax collections for the City are 1.5 percent above last year’s collections. Sales tax contributes 27 percent of the total revenue used to support the General Fund. The City uses the General Fund for services including police, fire, parks and recreation, libraries, neighborhood services and public works. Learn more about the City budget at www.cityofmesquite.com/Transparency.