General 2% Sales and Use Tax Report

Recurring sales and use tax collections for the month of May 2019, as compared to May 2018, reflected a .24% increase for the City and Parish combined.  Year-to-date collections reflect a 1.99% increase.

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

RECURRING SALES TAX COLLECTIONS

For the Five Year Period 2015 - 2019
2% General Fund Tax

          2015           2016        2017  2018  2019
January$ 14,253,540
14,222,692
$ 16,466,351 $ 14,860,712  $  15,268,349
February14,339,725
14,521,035
   15,392,319   14,211,464      14,752,844
March16,369,134
16,514,300
   17,951,747   17,052,962     17,264,312
April14,890,526
15,182,080
   16,102,966   15,531,496      15,888,383
May15,129,367
14,871,157
   16,294,327   16,505,356     16,545,597
June15,910,648
15,636,278
   16,179,384   16,170,067     
July15,412,452
14,077,670
   15,275,579   15,665,501      
August15,012,162
14,969,446
   15,895,597   16,580,061      
September15,807,029
18,490,623
   16,151,856   15,581,496      
October15,296,148
18,934,859
   15,676,429   16,221,623      
November14,749,100
18,052,345
   15,720,555 
  16,006,116      
December17,838,129
19,972,075
  17,757,555  17,728,931                        
Total$185,007,960
$195,444,560
$194,864,665
$192,115,785
$ 79,719,485
Yearly Increase/
Decrease
    $4,967,095  $10,436,600    -$579,895  -$2,748,880     $1,557,495
Percentage2.76%5.64%
-0.30%
-1.41%
1.99%

Other Sales and Use Tax Reports

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.