County sees small gain in taxable sales
Taxable sales in the county saw a slight increase in December, ending the year with a 1.5 percent gain on December 2014.
According to the numbers released by the Nevada Department of Taxation on Friday, Nye County saw $50.02 million in taxable sales, up from $49.27 million.
Motor vehicle sales rebounded from a down November, with a 14.2 percent increase with $5.1 million in taxable sales.
Furniture and home furnishings stores saw a solid gain with a 27.7 percent, seeing taxable sales of $265,082 in December.
Restaurants and bars saw a slight decrease dropping 3.5 percent with $3.33 million in sales.
Statewide taxable sales jumped 5.3 percent over the same time period last year, with $5.1 billion in taxable sales in December, up from the $4.9 billion in December 2014.