Sales tax revenue up in Montgomery County

FONDA – Montgomery County’s overall sales tax revenue increased by more than $38,000 in the second quarter compared to the same quarter last year.

The town of Amsterdam received an increase in sales tax revenue of $7,824 compared to last year’s second-quarter revenue. The town’s revenue went from $342,706 to $350,531.

The town of Mohawk also saw an increase in revenue, by $2,828 compared to last year. The town’s revenue went from $201,376 to $204,204.

The village of Fultonville, however, saw a decrease in second-quarter sales tax revenue, by $1,271. Fultonville’s revenue went from $34,049 to $32,778.

The village of Fonda’s sales tax revenue also went down compared to last year. The revenue decreased by $909, going from $29,461 in 2012 to $28,552 this year.

Overall, Montgomery County’s second-quarter sales tax revenue increased by $38,350. The county’s revenue went from $3,975,613 last year to $4,013,963 this year.