TUPELO – The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau on Monday reported tourism sale tax revenues were up 3.5 percent in August, compared to August 2008.
Kim Hanna, the interim CFO for the city, said the CVB collected $283,671.90 for August. The earnings are recorded the month the city receives them from the state.
The revenues come from a 2 percent sales tax on restaurants, hotels and motels in Tupelo.
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