Sales Numbers Show Improvement

Retail sales were up locally south of the metro.

The Nebraska Department of Revenue’s Net Taxable Sales Report, comparing January 2012 to January 2011, shows Cass County with a 4.0% sales increase to $7,519,723. In the Plattsmouth city limits, January sales were up 2.3% to $3,496,402.

(The December ’11 report had Cass County with a 0.4% sales increase and Plattsmouth with a 3.8% increase from a year earlier.)

The Cassgram shows that statewide, January 2012 taxable sales were 6.6% higher than in 2011.

The January report for neighboring counties: Otoe [+13.3%], Lancaster [+8.2%], Saunders [+3.7%] and Sarpy [+0.9%].

Nearby cities: Ashland [-4.1%], Bellevue [+6.1%], Nebraska City [+8.7%], Papillion [+5.0%], Springfield [+11.3%] and Syracuse [+13.6%].

---The NDR’s January Net Taxable Motor Vehicle Sales Report said Cass County recorded a 3.4% increase when compared to the same month in 2011. Taxable motor vehicle sales totaled $4,464,289.

The statewide vehicle sales report showed a 19.2% increase when compared with January of the previous year.


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