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Posted on: July 11, 2017

2017 YTD Sales Tax Receipts Up 2.0% in Branson, Up 9.5% Compared to Same Month Last Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


The City of Branson's June 2017 sales tax receipts are up 9.5% as compared to June 2016 receipts, and 2017 YTD receipts are up 2.0% mostly representing May business activity.

City tourism tax receipts, also for May business activity, were down 5.9% compared to the same month last year, with 2017 YTD receipts up .6% overall. All tourism classifications for May activity collectively were down while 2017 YTD amusements are up 15.1% and restaurants reporting up slightly at 1.3%. All other classifications are down. 

For more information about revenue sources that support City of Branson services, visit www.BransonMO.gov/157/Finance or contact Finance Director Jamie Rouch at 417. or email at: JRouch@BransonMO.gov


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About the City of Branson, Missouri:  Located in Southwest Missouri, the City of Branson is committed to its citizens and to those who visit here, to ensure a safe and environmentally sound community. We will work as a team to maintain and promote the growth of our City, and to provide professional, courteous service to all through fair and open communication. We look to tomorrow, remembering yesterday, dedicated to excellence today.

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