Year-to-date Phelps County sales tax is running slightly ahead of 2019, which is a positive sign in these tough economic times.

Phelps County Treasurer Carol Green reported the sales tax receipts for the first six months of the year as being up 0.28% in the year-to-date comparison, from fiscal 2019 to fiscal 2020. Green said the rolling twelve-month comparison was up 1.39%.