Independence, MO - Dwindling retail sales tax revenue has landed the city in trouble, according to Independence city manager Zach Walker. "It's eroding dramatically and rapidly, and we are really standing on financial quicksand right now," Walker said. For years Independence relied on sales tax revenue from its shopping districts to fill the general fund coffers.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
DEATH OF RETAIL KILLING METH TOWN!!!
This is from a couple of days back but it's a fascinating quote from a NEARBY DYING CITY LAMENTING THE LOSS OF RETAIL BIZ as the Internets economy kills their town and local leaders don't really have any backup plan to replace income and jobs for their community. Checkit: