The latest sales tax report for Laclede County is in with a slight dip in revenue reported. In August, General Revenue Sales tax was $285-thousand-121, while at the same time last year General Revenue sales tax was over $298-thousand. Laclede County Development Tax Revenue in August was $284-thousand-772 and Law Enforcement Sales Tax was just over $107-thousand for August. Sales Tax Revenue was also down over July’s tax numbers, which brought in $311-thousand-632 for General Revenue, $311-thousand-615 for County Development Tax, and the Law Enforcement Sales Tax was $10-thousand higher in the prior month at $117-thousand-144. Sales tax dollars are used to maintain roads and bridges, operations of county offices, and for public safety.