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​‘Feverish’ online spending hikes county sales tax income

​‘Feverish’ online spending hikes county sales tax income

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Despite predictions of reduced county unincorporated area sales tax revenue, the tax income has actually increased compared to last year due to “at-home spending” and online buying. ​The county’s sales tax scenario was outlined during a mid-year budget review at the January 26 Board of Supervisors meeting. ​A

3/4 cent sales tax brings Arcata millions for roads, cops

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Whenever you buy something taxable in Arcata, three-fourths of one cent of the sales tax helps catch bad guys and smooth the streets. That less-than-a-penny increment may not seem like much, but in the 2016/2017 fiscal year it brought in more than $2 million, with all the