Shoppers opened their wallets during March as evident by Post’s sales tax allocation back from the State Comptroller’s reporting an increase of 29 percent over the same period last year.
The City of Post will receive $110,092 in sales tax revenue this month, $25,146 more than last May when the city received $84,047 from the state.
In the first five months of 2021, Post has received $405,314 compared to $407,310 last year.
Among the area towns Post, Crosbyton, Lorenzo, Ralls, Jayton, Snyder, and Slaton all saw double-digit increase. Tahoka also saw an increase of 3 percent, while Spur was down less than 2 percent in sale allocations.