Taxable Sales and Purchases Increase Nearly 10% for Second Consecutive Quarter
The state collected $5.15 billion in taxable sales during April, May and June. That’s an increase of 9.46 percent over the same period last year.
Four of the six largest cities saw growth:
Williston – Increase of 29.27 percent
Dickinson – Increase of 13.27 percent
Minot – Increase of 1.49 percent
Fargo – Increase of 0.67 percent
Bismarck (2.81 percent) and Grand Forks (11.75 percent) both decreased from Q2 2017 to Q2 2018.
Logan County had the highest growth of any county at 62.38 percent. According to the Tax Department report, North Dakota has seen positive growth for the past six quarters.
For the full reports, go to nd.gov/tax