Tuesday, September 9th, 2008
Photo by Mark Pummell
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Purchases at local businesses have brought an increase in sales tax to Mercer County. Revenue from sales tax is up nearly 6 percent for the first part of the year.
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The sagging national economy may be helping spur local sales. Mercer County sales tax collections this year are up 5.74 percent compared with the same time period last year. Approximately $2.6 million in sales tax has been coll . . .
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