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Mississippi Gulf Coast Cities Show Mixed Revenue Results

  • May 10, 2012 | Susan McLain

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Cities show mixed revenue results for March.

Cities that were UP from March 2011 revenues:

  • Pascagoula – 1.4 percent increase
  • Bay St. Louis – 3.2 percent increase
  • D’Iberville – 4.3 percent increase
  • Pass Christian – 8.3 percent increase
  • Waveland – 5 percent increase

Cities that were DOWN from March 2011 collections:

  • Gautier – 2.3 percent decrease
  • Moss Point – 8.7 percent decrease
  • Ocean Springs – 0.8 percent decrease
  • Biloxi – 2.9 percent decrease
  • Gulfport – 0.1 percent decrease
  • Long Beach – 11.7 percent decrease

Cities receive 18.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax collected by the state. The March sales tax revenues reflect actual sales in February.”

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”