3/23/18 – 5:05 A.M.
Hancock County sales tax collections continue to trend down. The county auditor’s office reports collecting more than $1.58 million this month, down from $1.62 million in March of 2017.
Overall sales tax collections are down 5 percent for the year. So far the county has taken in just under $4 million in sales tax receipts. That’s compared to more than $4.1 million through the first three months of last year.
March sales tax collections reflect sales made in the county three months ago.
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