Manhattan Sales Tax Numbers Up

Bernie Hayen

Bernie Hayen

Sales tax reports for Manhattan in September are good, according to City Finance Director Bernie Hayen. Hayen indicates nearly every retail segment was up compared to a year ago.

$827,037 were collected in the September numbers, which actually reflect July retail sales. That’s up $90,702 from 2012 numbers. The adjusted rate was $781,058 . That amount is well over the  $677,560 budgeted for that time frame.