General 2% Sales and Use Tax Report

Recurring sales and use tax collections for the month of August 2020, as compared to August 2019, reflected a 2.69% decrease for the City and Parish combined.   Year-to-date collections reflect a 2.58% decrease.  

Historical information relative to sales and use tax collections is presented below.

RECURRING SALES TAX COLLECTIONS

For the Five Year Period 2016 - 2020
2% General Fund Tax

          2016           2017        2018  2019  2020
January$ 14,222,692
$ 16,466,351
$ 14,860,712 $ 15,268,349  $  16,190,187
February14,521,035
15,392,319
14,211,464   14,752,844    15,180,884
March16,514,300
17,951,747
   17,052,962   17,264,312     15,989,467
April15,182,080
16,102,966
   15,531,496   15,888,383      12,992,512
May14,871,157
16,294,327
   16,505,356   16,545,597     14,798,867
June15,636,278
16,179,384
   16,170,067   15,932,751    17,079,044
July14,077,670
15,275,579
   15,665,501   15,932,632      16,486,853
August14,969,446
15,895,597
   16,580,061   16,684,480     16,236,157
September18,490,623
16,151,856
   15,581,496   16,517,068      
October18,934,859
15,676,429
   16,221,623   16,865,696      
November18,052,345
 15,720,555
   16,006,116 
  16,008,473      
December19,972,075
17,757,555
  17,728,931  17,751,593  ____________
Total$195,444,560
$194,864,665
$192,115,785
$195,412,178
$124,953,971
Yearly Increase/
Decrease
    $10,436,600  -$579,895   -$2,748,880  $3,296,393     -$3,315,377
Percentage5.64%-0.30%
-1.41%
1.72%
-2.58%

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Note 1 - The above report represents a customized presentation of "recurring" sales and use tax collections for use primarily by the management of City-Parish Government for various purposes including revenue forecasting.  Amounts set forth are unaudited.  They may not include certain non-recurring transactions such as those related to tax audits, or year-end audit adjustments which could distort comparisons.

Note 2 - Since this is a customized report for special purposes as explained in Note 1 above, the monthly and annual totals in the report will generally be different than totals reflected in accounting records.