January sales tax 1.62 percent ahead of 2015

The total sales tax collection in January for Archuleta County was $630,441.77, according to a report issued on Thursday, March 8, by Archuleta County Finance Director Larry Walton, with the town and county each receiving $315,220.89.

“The total January 2016 sales tax is $10,093 (1.62%) ahead of January 2015,” reads Walton’s report. “While we expected the increase to be slightly higher than this, it is still the highest January sales tax amount in our records.

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