City announces sales tax activity for March 2021
The City of Mesquite’s May sales tax receipts, which represent sales activity for the month of March, is 45.2% above the amount reported for the same period last year when the pandemic restrictions began. The increase in sales tax activity this period is driven by retail sales, energy consumption, home improvements and furniture purchase. Sales tax contributes 25% of the total revenue used to support the City’s General Fund, which supports services such as police, fire, parks and recreation, libraries and public works. Learn more about the City commitment to transparent government operations.