Business was booming in Commerce around the Christmas season, as the Texas Comptroller's Office indicated that the city drew a 46 percent increase in sales tax revenue in December 2017 over December 2016.

Ryan Scott / Commerce Journal

The City of Commerce showed significant growth in local business over the last year, with the most recent sales tax report showing an impressive rise in revenue.

The Texas Comptroller’s Office released its February report last week. The February report indicates sales tax revenue for purchases made in Commerce in the month of December, and reported to the Comptroller’s Office in January.

For the most recent report, Commerce saw $175,542.52 in sales tax revenue, a whopping 46 percent increase over the $119,770.94 brought in during December 2016.

Commerce was one of only a handful of Hunt County entities that saw an increase over the previous year, joining Caddo Mills, Hawk Cove, Quinlan and West Tawakoni.

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