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Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Retail sales set San Marcos record in April

Sales tax collections received in June bounded upward by 14.89 percent, setting a record for retail sales for the month of April in San Marcos.

Monday, March 14th, 2011

San Marcos sales tax revenue jumps nearly 7 percent for January

The state comptroller has cut a check to the city of San Marcos for $1,424,928.63 for sales tax collected on retail activity in January. The number is an increase of $92,764.73, or 6.96 percent, compared to the...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Holiday sales set San Marcos tax revenue record

The city of San Marcos has received record sales tax collections of $2,366,150.40 for retail activity in December, the highest windfall in the city's history.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

San Marcos sales tax revenues on the rise

The City of San Marcos has received sales tax collections of $1,659,540 for sales in November, an increase of $216,829.80, or 15.03 percent compared to the previous year.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

San Marcos sales tax revenues up 18.9 percent

San Marcos sales tax collections took a leap forward in May with an 18.9 percent increase in revenues reflecting March 2010 retail sales compared to March 2009.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

San Marcos sees another sales tax revenue increase

For the third month in a row, San Marcos has seen growth in sales tax revenues, with February collections increasing by 4.39 percent above last year.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Sales tax collections decline in San Marcos for second month

For the second month in a row, City of San Marcos sales tax collections showed a slight decline, although for the City’s fiscal year, sales are up more than 6 percent over the previous period.

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