For Carson City, a whopping 16.8 percent increase in vehicle sales drove an 8.3 percent overall increase in taxable sales during January. Total sales for the month were $58.1 million, boosting total sales for the fiscal year to date to more than $447.8 million. Auto sales topped $15.8 million for the month. Other major categories also did well in the capital, including wholesale durable goods, which saw a 54 percent increase to $4.37 million, and general merchandise stores, which increased 5 percent to $10.4 million. The state as a whole fared even better in January, recording a 9.3 percent taxable-sales …
Vehicle sales drive Carson City’s taxable-sales increase in January
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