Sales Tax

New sales tax voted in – Expected to put $2.7M per year into county coffers
Escambia County taxpayers have had more than two months to prepare themselves for implementation of a countywide sales tax that will hopefully help stop the county’s financial bleeding. The revenue enhancement measure is now on the books and the one-cent levy will be added to cash registers across the county, effective July 1. The Escambia County Commission voted unanimously during its Monday, May 22, meeting to impose the one-percent sales…