According to the Tennessee Dept. of Revenue’s tax collections website, local sales tax collections over the past 12 month period (Sept. 2007 to August 2008) have increased 4.7% over the previous 12 month period (Sept. 2006 to August 2007.) A direct indicator of retail sales, maintaining growth is a good sign of a resilient local economy.
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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
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 over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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