September CTX revenues on downward trend

September 2017 consolidated tax (CTX) numbers were down compared to those from 2016. Humboldt County’s September revenues reflected a year-over-year decrease of 2.4 percent.

Nevada saw an increase in taxable sales this past September. Statewide, taxable sales were up 4 percent year-over-year, at $4.9 billion.

Meanwhile, Humboldt County taxable sales were down 2.4 percent from $42,168,416 in September 2016 to $41,171,221 the next year. The difference between the two years was $997,195.

Of 79 listed industry categories, 40 recorded losses in Humboldt County. The largest loss was recorded in Chemical Manufacturing, which brought in $1.8 million less than the prior year, a 41.6 percent change. The largest gain was recorded in Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods, which brought in $904,144 more than the prior year, a 13.9 percent change.

Five other counties recorded year-over-year decreases in taxable sales for September 2017 – Elko, Eureka, Lander, Lincoln and Mineral Counties.