Nothing but good news to report for lodging sales during the prime tourism season 2013.
Lodging tax receipts for the months June-September, which represent sales for the months May-August came in a whopping 9.23 percent over the same months in 2012.
The cumulative tax collection for these four months totaled $8,245,217.54, while the comparable figure for the previous year was $7,548,468.75.
Looking at just the numbers for the Fiscal year which began in July, receipts are up 9.4 percent. Month-by-month collections are:
Tax Receipts Chg from 2012 July $868,720.93 7.3% August $1,980,730.90 9.8% September $3,066,379.71 9.4%
What can be said but “outstanding job, Idaho?”