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.
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.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Nevada fell 15% in April, according to the state.
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.
The American Legislative Exchange Council’s newest edition of the Rich States, Poor States report ranks Nevada eighth overall for its future economic outlook.
Nevada sales rose 4.2 percent in February compared with the same month last year.
New figures from the state show taxable sales jumped more than 3 percent in December.
Nevada retailers gained ground for the 28th consecutive month.
Taxable sales rose in Nevada for the 27th straight month.
Nevadans are continuing to spend more money.