Sales Tax collections for Independence are on the rise. In a report released today March sales tax receipts showed a 13.9% increase over March a year ago. March collections were $20,459 over last year for a total of $167,292. The first quarter sales tax collections for 2019 were up 8.9% over the first quarter of 2018.
That 2019 first quarter total was the highest 1st quarter for Independence sales tax collections since 2014.