JUST IN: Erie County reports drop in sales tax receipts

PERKINS TWP. Sales taxes collected by merchants in September dropped 9.93 percent from the same mont
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

 

PERKINS TWP.

Sales taxes collected by merchants in September dropped 9.93 percent from the same month last year, Erie County Commissioners learned today.

Although sales taxes normally rise every year, the county is forecasting they'll fall 1.5 percent in 2009 -- and that forecast may have to be revised downward, said Pete Daniel, the county's finance director.

Read more about this story in Friday's Sandusky Register.