Trenton city sales tax receipts for seven months of fiscal year comparable to 2017

Sales Tax

Trenton city sales tax receipts in the first seven months of this fiscal year are somewhat similar to the same period A year ago.

The city sales tax revenue is down less than one percent for general purposes and capital projects and down more than one percent for parks and fire department purposes.

Revenues total more than $433,000 for general purposes, nearly $217,000 for capital projects, nearly $199,000 for parks, and nearly $100,000 for firefighting equipment, Training, and services.

Revenue from Trenton’s transportation sales tax totals more than $148,000 since this fiscal year began in May. Income from the transportation sales tax started coming in during the month of November 2017, and since then, nearly $255,000 has been received.

The transportation sales tax receipts go toward the local share to replace the 17th Street Bridge, however, those funds can be used for other street improvement projects once payments are completed for the local portion of the 17th Street Bridge replacement costs.

The transportation sales tax is to be collected in Trenton for ten years.