FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SALES TAX RECEIPT HISTORY YTD
Over $19.2 Million in Sales Tax for Geauga County
CHARDON, OHIO – January 5th, 2022 – Geauga County Auditor Charles E. Walder’s Office shared Geauga County’s sales tax totals as of December, 2021. Sales tax is a consumption tax imposed on the sale of goods and services. It is collected by the retailer at transaction and passed on to the government. The total in sales tax year-to-date as of December of 2021 is $19,283,935.11.
“2021 was a busy year for the buying and selling of goods and services in Geauga County,” Auditor Walder said. “Year-to-date shows an increase of over three million dollars from 2019.”
The overall year-to-date comparison from 2020 to 2021 as of December shows 2021 up 16% with a $220,504.69 increase over 2020. The overall year-to-date comparison from 2019 to 2021 as of December shows 2021 up 16.15% with a $222,245.01 increase over 2019. The Geauga County Auditor’s Fiscal Department handles financial reports for Geauga County. The December 2021 sales tax receipts total is attached to this release.
For more information from Auditor Walder’s Office, please contact Kate Jacob by email at [email protected] or phone (440) 279-1629.