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 .