Sunset Valley saw a 42% drop in sales tax revenue in April

Sales in April brought in $294,578 in tax revenue for Sunset Valley. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Sales in April brought in $294,578 in tax revenue for Sunset Valley. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Sales in April brought in $294,578 in tax revenue for Sunset Valley. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

According to the most recent report by the state of Texas, Sunset Valley saw a 42.6% year-over-year decline in sales tax revenue generated in the month of April, as coronavirus restrictions impacted local business operations.

Sales in April brought in $294,578 in tax revenue for Sunset Valley, a drop from the $512,956 the city made in 2019 and the lowest monthly revenue since at least 2013.


In 2019, April saw 2.37% growth year-over-year.

Earlier this spring, Sunset Valley City Council began taking measure to cut its general fund for fiscal year 2019-20, with over $825,000 in cuts made in April.

April sales tax data was released June 10.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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