Hickman County February 2009 local sales tax collections, an indicator of retail sales, rebounded from the previous two months. Compared to the previous year, December was down 8.2% and January was down 9.4%. February was only down 0.1% ($149,076.18 compared to $149,218.45 collected in Feb. 2008).
Overall, local sales tax collections from March 2008 to February 2009 are up 3.2% from the previous 12 months, March 2007 to February 2008.
Data are from Tennessee Department of Revenue, http://state.tn.us/revenue/statistics/archives.htm .