City sales tax flat

NORWICH – Sales tax collections in the City of Norwich are flat this year despite the addition of the Byrne Dairy convenience store and fueling station on West Main Street.



Mayor Joseph P. Maiurano said gains were made from the new business, but the city’s overall collections were stagnant in 2012 due to other businesses that folded and a loss of sales for a period of time while McDonald’s closed and rebuilt its restaurant on South Broad Street. The city receives 1.5 percent from all sales within its borders. It does not delineate the collections from any particular business, said the Mayor.


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