City sees sales slump in new year

Welcome news it was not. Vidor’s latest sales tax allocation from the state was down almost five percent compared to last March and practically wiped out gains made in January and February. The sales tax figures represent represent January sales reported by monthly filers. Vidor received $165,003 this month, down nearly five percent from the $173,321 received in March 2014. That brings the city’s year-to-date allocations to $631,198, an increase of just .35 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014.

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