- October 3, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Jim and Cheryl Curtiss of Victoria, Minnesota, relax outside of the Next Page Books & Nosh in Frisco on Saturday, June 26. Business owners have mixed feelings on the promenade, which closed several blocks to vehicular traffic.
Jason Connolly/For the Summit Daily News
It’s not surprising to see large percentage increases and big jumps in the numbers when comparing sales tax reports to last year. When Summit County went on lockdown, businesses closed up shop — some as many as multiple months — meaning the same time period a year ago was mainly a lost opportunity to rake in revenue.
Because last year was unique, it’s not been a shock when businesses and towns have reported wide swings in sales tax collections compared to a year ago. However, in July, reports from the towns and county started singing a different tune. A few of the reports aren’t showing as big of a swing, and some…