Sales tax in Rapid City sees a record month

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City setting a sales tax revenue record for the month of January with $2.3 million.

Multiple factors are getting the credit, such as nice weather and government stimulus money.

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Darrell Shoemaker, Communications Coordinator for Rapid City, said, “Looking at January, if we were to point to a couple of different factors. In late December, early January remember many people got a stimulus check that was their second check. The fact that also January was a mild weather month. And the third factor that we have every year is the start of the stock show.”

The sales tax for Rapid City is two percent.

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