ECONOMY

Kingsport-Bristol can’t shake off sales tax collections doldrums; Johnson City metro area treading water

July was another lackluster month for Tri-Cities retail sales tax collection. Kingsport-Bristol collections have lagged the four-county area’s 2018 market share benchmark every month this year. The three-county Johnson City metro area came off a good second quarter with collections… Read More ›

June was good month for Tri-Cities sales tax collections; Kingsport-Bristol continues to lag NE Tenn growth rate

The Johnson City metro area had the third-best year-over-year sales tax collections in Tennessee in June while Kingsport-Bristol’s month-over-month collections were the best in the state.  June was a good month for Tri-Cities collections, but it didn’t do much to… Read More ›

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