DeKalb Local Option Sales Tax Collections Remain Strong

November 23, 2022
By: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s share of local option sales tax collections for October 2022 outperformed the same month in 2021 by more than $9,700 according to the Tennessee Department of Revenue. For the county and the four cities therein combined collections were up by more than $53, 000.

According to the report, DeKalb County brought in $156,092 in October 2022 compared to $146,377 in October 2021.

Three of the four cities within DeKalb County also hauled in more local option sales tax revenue. The exception was Alexandria.

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

Smithville: $365,386 (October, 2022), $319,172 (October 2021)

Alexandria: $25,383 (October, 2022), $36,368 (October 2021)

Dowelltown: $2,884 (October, 2022), $2,818 (October, 2021)

Liberty: $16,705 (October, 2022), $8,519 (October, 2021)

NET COLLECTIONS (LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX): $566,452 (October, 2022), $513,255 (October, 2021)
October sales tax collections reflect previous month activity.