Nevada Economy

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Taxable Sales Rise In May

Nevada’s taxable sales rose 8 percent in May compared to the same month a year ago, but sales and use tax collections are lagging behind projections for the current fiscal year by about one-half of a percent.


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Asurion Coming Here, Will Hire 800

Asurion will hire 500 people in Nevada in the coming year, and hopes to hire 800 within five years, estimating it will mean a billion dollar impact on the Nevada economy in the next decade.


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Nevada Jobless Claims Drop

Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Nevada fell 15% in April, according to the state.


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Taxable Sales Up Here By 10.4%

Taxable sales in Nevada rose 4.6 percent in February over the same month a year ago, with several sectors reporting strong gains. They were up over 10% in Clark County.


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Report: Nevada’s Economic Future Improving

The American Legislative Exchange Council’s newest edition of the Rich States, Poor States report ranks Nevada eighth overall for its future economic outlook.


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Nevada Retailers Have Profitable Month

Nevada sales rose 4.2 percent in February compared with the same month last year.


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Taxable Sales Up Again

New figures from the state show taxable sales jumped more than 3 percent in December.


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Retailers Reporting Increased Sales

Nevada retailers gained ground for the 28th consecutive month.


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Nevada Consumers Spending More

Taxable sales rose in Nevada for the 27th straight month.


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Taxable Sales Up in July

Nevadans are continuing to spend more money.