Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tax Collections From The Education Sales Tax Down Again In August Compared With Year Ago, Oconee County School Board Told

***Five Of Last Six Months Below Year Earlier***

Tax collections for the Oconee County Education Local Option Sales Tax were down more than 2 percent in August compared with August of last year, marking the fifth time in the last six months that the education sales tax revenue had been lower than a year earlier.

Over the first 20 months of the current tax, called ELOST V, the average monthly change over a year earlier remains positive at 7.8 percent, but the trend line since October of a year ago has been negative.