Citys sales tax allotments up from a year ago
Shoppers eased up on their spending in July, but San Marcos still managed to come out ahead of last year in the newest sales tax allocations announced by the State Comptrollers Office.
San Marcos September allocation was for $1,979,087.13, which represents an increase of 2.82 percent compared to last year. This year to date, San Marcos has been allocated $17,370,832.65, which is up 8.67 percent when compared to the first nine months of 2012. San Marcos sales tax rate is 1.5 percent.