Sales tax revenue up in EBR

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Sales tax collections in East Baton Rouge Parish rose 6 percent in 2012.

The city-parish collected nearly $173 million via the 2 percent sales tax, up from $163 million in 2011.

Tax revenue in December 2012 fell 1.4 percent compared to December 2011.

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