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Tax collections at 2019 South Dakota State Fair exceed $217,000





For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Contact: Wade LaRoche, Public Affairs Manager, 605-773-5869

 

PIERRE, S.D. — Tax collections at the 2019 South Dakota State Fair have increased by 5.79 percent compared to last year.

 

The latest figures from the five-day fair in Huron, S.D., show $217,923 in total tax collections, which is an increase from last year’s total of $206,000. The 2019 fair featured 435 vendors—an increase from 2018’s vendor count of 424.

 

Of the tax collected, $115,080 was state sales tax, $37,511 was state tourism tax and $65,332 was Huron’s municipal sales tax.

 

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