Statewide taxable sales up in October
Statewide taxable sales for October in Nevada totaled $4,672,847,151, a 5.2 percent increase over October 2016, according a new report released by the State of Nevada Department of Taxation.
The largest increases were by merchant wholesalers, durable goods, up 20 percent. Food services and pubs, up 3.6 percent; motor vehicle and parts dealers, up 6.9 percent; building material and garden equipment and supplies, up 13.2 percent; and miscellaneous store retailers, were up 32.5 percent.
Twelve of Nevada’s 17 counties recorded an increase in taxable sales including: Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Lincoln, and Pershing recorded a decrease.
Heather Ashbridge, who started with Nevada State Development Corporation in 2008, previously served in several roles with the organization, including assistant vice president and loan officer. She is based in NSDC’s Reno office.