September sales tax report
City of Mesquite’s September sales tax receipts, which represent sales activity for the month of July, were 6 percent below the amount reported for the same period last year. Year-to-date sales tax collections are trending 1.4 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. For more information on how the City uses its sales tax revenue, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/Transparency.