County Tax Receipts Graph - Putnam Sentinel

PUTNAM COUNTY — The included graph represents the amount of sales tax collected by the county during the third quarter of 2017 (green) and 2016 (orange).

For July - September of this year, a total of $1,207,803.02 in sales taxes was collected by the county, compared to $1,064,527.89 during the same period in 2016. This represents an increase of $143,275.13. Overall for the year, $3,460,582.88 in sales tax has been collected, representing a $208,408.73 increase over the $3,252,174.15 collected between January - September of 2016.

This information is reported by the County Auditor Robert Benroth’s Office. The three-month delay provides for a correct accounting of total receipts.