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Sales Tax Revenue Up

Sales Tax Revenue Up

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Sales tax reports from the South Dakota Department of Revenue show increases in the first quarter of the year, with January up three point five percent, February up four point seven percent and March up just over six percent.

Much of that is driven by retail sales.

Shawn Lyons, Executive Director of the South Dakota Retailers Association says they hope that quarter is the start of a solid year…

 

The Memorial Day weekend starts the travel season in the state. Lyons says that is important for all retailers, not just the tourism related businesses…

 

Lyons says the potential is there for a really good year for retailers…

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