DeKalb Local Option Sales Tax Collections Remain Strong

November 24, 2021
By: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s share of local option sales tax collections for October 2021 outperformed the same month in 2020 by more than $8,400 according to the Tennessee Department of Revenue. For the county and the four cities therein combined collections were up by more than $24,000.

According to the report, DeKalb County brought in $146,377 in October 2021 compared to $137,940 for October 2020.

All four cities within DeKalb County also hauled in more local option sales tax revenue.

The comparisons between the two months for each municipality are as follows:

Smithville: $319,172 (October, 2021), $313,747 (October 2020)

Alexandria: $36, 368 (October, 2021), $28,171 (October 2020)

Dowelltown: $2,818 (October, 2021), $1,983 (October, 2020)

Liberty: $8,519 (October, 2021), $7,221 (October, 2020)

NET COLLECTIONS (LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX): $513,255 (October, 2021), $489,064 (October, 2020)
October sales tax collections reflect previous month activity.