Laclede County sales tax revenue down from 2022

The last half of 2023 is showing a slight decrease in sales tax revenue for Laclede County. Laclede County Presiding Commissioner Randy Angst said sales tax for General Revenue, and County Development Tax are both down about $30-thousand-dollars from 2022. He said they will soon start compiling the 2024 Budget…

Angst said the County Commission will continue to focus on funding public safety and roads and bridges. According to the latest numbers from the Laclede County Treasurers Office, November 2023 sales tax came in at $259,486 for General Revenue, $259,320 for County Development Tax, and $97-thousand-458 for the Law Enforcement Sales Tax.