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September Sales Tax Revenue Up 16.27%
Below are the City of Smithville sales tax allocations for September 2016 vs. September 2015 (retail sales made primarily in July). This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax. Our sales tax payment (receipt) for September was $38,056. This represents a 16.27% INCREASE in our net payment compared to the same time last year. Basically, consumers spent more money for local goods and services in July. The Front Room, Honey’s, Olde World Bakery, Mexico Lindo, The Donut Shop, Pockets, Huebel’s, and Bone Spirits seem to be attracting more and more hungry/thirsty patrons to our business district. The local shops, grocers, C-stores, and lodging establishments have also seen an increase in business. Smithville’s year to date sales tax payments total $384,200. The data indicates a positive trend (11.49% increase) year over year with Smithville leading the “municipal pack” achieving the highest percent change in Bastrop County. Sales tax dollars are used to make street / road repairs and help pay for community services like FIRE and POLICE. Remember…SHOP LOCAL - it makes a difference!!!
BASTROP COUNTY BURN BAN
It has been almost a month since we have received any significant rainfall and area vegetation is extremely dry. As such, the outdoor BURN BAN is still in ...read more >
~PLEASE make sure that these golf cart rules are being followed. ~Golf Cart Ordinance - Beginning August ,1 2014 golf cart drivers must regist...read more >
Wayfinding Signage -- Vote Today!
Your opinion matters! Please vote on your favorite wayfinding sign concepts on the Smithville Wayfinding Survey. Survey open until 9AM, July 9.read more >