DeKalb Local Option Sales Tax Collections for January remained strong

February 23, 2021
By: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s local option sales tax collections for January 2021 eclipsed those for the same month in 2020 according to the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

In his monthly report on local option sales tax collections, County Mayor Tim Stribling informed the county commission Monday night that DeKalb County brought in $183,986 in January, 2021 compared to $120,455 for January, 2020.

All four cities within DeKalb County also hauled in more local option sales tax revenue as well. The comparisons between the two months for each municipality are as follows :

Smithville: $371,635 ( January, 2021), $329,824 (January 2020)

Alexandria: $32,540 (January, 2021), $29,388 (January 2020)

Dowelltown: $4,859 (January, 2021), $2,180 (January 2020)

Liberty: $9,625 (January, 2021), $6,911 (January 2020)

NET COLLECTIONS (LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX): $602,647 (January 2021), $488,761 (January 2020)