Hickman County Retail Sales

Hickman County March 2009 local sales tax collections, an indicator of retail sales, returned to postitive growth compared to March 2008 collections — rebounding from declines during the previous three months. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, December was down 8.2%, January was down 9.4%, and February was down 0.1%. March 2009 was up 2.6% ($160,163.82 compared to $156,145.19 collected in March 2008).

Overall, local sales tax collections from April 2008 to March 2009 are up 2.7% from the previous 12 months, April 2007 to March 2008.

Data are from Tennessee Department of Revenue, http://state.tn.us/revenue/statistics/archives.htm .

About Daryl Phillips, CEcD

I am a professional economic developer. I presently work for communities and companies in developing and implementing workforce and economic development solutions as CEO of Phillips Economic Development Solutions (Phi EDS). Prior to September 2017, I was the economic development professional who served a community team of elected officials, business people, community leaders and dedicated stakeholders for economic development in Cheatham County, Tennessee (pop. 39,880) and its four towns. During my five-year tenure, I served the team as Cheatham County grew over 1,700 jobs, turned around population declines at the start of this decade into healthy population growth, increased tourism expenditures 20.3% and local tax revenue from tourism 25.4%, grew sales tax revenue 36%, focused on developing the local workforce and was recognized by SmartAsset as having the 9th highest Incoming Investment Index of all the 95 counties in Tennessee. I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers. I have earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council and hold a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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