Sales tax collections expected to go down
The Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission met Aug. 21 to discuss second-quarter returns.
Jerry Moore, administrator for the Sales and Use Tax Office, forecasted a decrease in the parish sales tax collections for the remainder of the year.
“We are currently at a leveling off period, but I think we could start to see a downward trend,” Moore said. “Construction is pretty much over at (Louisiana) Tech and construction is usually what drives sales tax.