Nevada Taxable Sales Continued to Increase in June
Taxable sales in Nevada increased in June for a 24th consecutive month amid increased demand for vehicles and durable goods.
The Nevada Department of Taxation on Wednesday also reported a big increase in tax revenue from utilities. Las Vegas-area water customers are paying higher rates following a recent rate hike. Statewide taxable sales by utilities were up 215% in June compared to a year earlier.
Statewide gross revenue from sales and use taxes totaled $302 million in June, up 6% compared to June 2011.
Taxable sales by motor vehicle and parts dealers were up more than 17%. Durable goods taxable sales increased more than 16%.
Thirteen of Nevada's 17 counties reported year-over-year taxable sales increases, with decreases in Eureka, Lyon, Pershing and White Pine counties. (AP)
Saturday, May 25 2013 2:16 AM EDT2013-05-25 06:16:04 GMT
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