Total sales tax collected in December was $120,207.00. With that number, every month but February and March saw over $100,000 in sales tax revenues for the city.
“Just taking into factor the affect the pandemic had and how it was kind of the opposite affect that was expected when we first got into the thing,” said City Administrator Justin Weiland.
The total sales tax revenue for Dell Rapids in 2020 was $1,362,405.82. That is a 10.1% increase from 2019, which had $1,237,139.75 in total sales tax revenue.
Sales tax revenue was not the only increase the city of Dell Rapids saw. Alcohol sales were up 20% from 2019.