The alcoholic beverage tax revenue in May was up nearly 25 percent compared to last May in Logan County.
For the month of May, Logan County collected $14,703.06 in the tax and is an increase of 24.99 percent compared to the same month ($11,763.33) a year ago.
The May numbers are the smallest amount collected since November 2018.
December 2018 has proven to be the largest allocation brought in by the county at $28,102.08.
Beginning in October 2018, grocery and convenience stores began selling wine and cold, strong beer. The change came after legislation and voters’ approval of a state question.
The alcoholic beverage tax is a selective sales tax that is designed to raise revenue from sales. Taxes on alcoholic beverages are collected by the state but shared with local governments.
Here is the breakdown of the allocation of the Alcoholic Beverage Tax for Logan County for May 2019.
Cedar Valley $286.66