Laurel tourism and sales tax are up

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel City Administrative Officer Dennis Keveryn said despite the tough economic times, tourism tax is up by 2.8% and sales tax is up by 1%.

Keveryn said, the numbers may not sound like much, but with the economy being so unstable, any increase is good.

Keveryn anticipates that the numbers will grow in the coming years.

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