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July 27, 2013
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May taxable sales up 6 percent but only 1.5 percent in Carson

Statewide taxable sales were up 6.1 percent in May to a total of more than $3.9 billion but Carson City didn’t share in the growth, reporting an increase of just 1.5 percent. It was a story similar to April when statewide sales increased 7.3 percent but Carson’s actually declined three-tenths of a percent. The capital’s biggest category most months is auto sales and the car dealers came through with a 10 percent increase to $19.2 million. But the city’s second largest category, General Merchandise Stores, offset fully half of that with a 4.7 percent decrease to $11.2 million. With tensions …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 30, 2013 01:43PM Published Jul 27, 2013 12:51AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.