Sales Tax Collections Up Again

Sales tax collections for the month of March are released for Coffee County and the cities of Manchester and Tullahoma. The net collection for the entire county is $1,541,862. In the county alone the total was $149,663 up from the March 2011 total of $141,481. In Manchester sales tax collection for March of 2012 was $610,689 up from the $545,421 in March of 2011, a difference of over $65,000. Tullahoma also saw an increase $99,400 with a total March 2012 collection of $781,500. All three governments are seeing great increases over the totals in the first quarters of last year.