2009-12-30 / Front Page
Sales Tax Slump
Putnam sales tax revenues for the first 11 months of 2009 are down by $5.2 million. On Monday, members of the Putnam Legislature’s Audit Committee heard from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin, who presented his monthly report, and the news remained bad. For the ninth consecutive month, county coffers have taken a hit when it comes to sales tax receipts.