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November’s taxable sales up 7.1 percent

Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 7.1 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier, marking the 29th consecutive month of gains and steady progress in the state’s long climb out of recession, the Department of Taxation reported Tuesday.Merchants statewide sold $3.6 billion in goods in November, with big increases noted in sales of vehicles and parts, machinery manufacturing, and specialty trade contractors.In Nevada’s population hub of Clark County, encompassing Las Vegas, sales rose 5.2 percent. Businesses there sold $2.6 billion in taxable merchandise, up from nearly $2.5 billion in November 2011. Northern Nevada’s Washoe County, encompassing the …

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