City announces sales tax activity for August 2021
The City of Mesquite’s October sales tax receipts, which represent sales activity for the month of August, is 15% above the amount reported for the same period last year when the pandemic restrictions were in place. The increase in sales tax activity this period is driven by home furnishings, retail sales and food and beverage services. 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's commitment to transparent government operations.