Business operations have been curtailed over the past few days due to the COVID-19 pandemic but up until then, sales tax collections were up, according the Concordia Parish Sales Tax Office.
For the first 23 days of March, however, sales tax collections are down more than $200,000 compared to March 2019.
Collections for this month compared to March of 2019 are down $212,376. Through March 23, 2019, collections were $974,707. Through March 23, 2020, collections have totaled $762,331.
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March 25, 2020