Flossmoor’s monthly sales tax revenue jumped threefold following the opening of the Meijer superstore in June.
The State of Illinois Friday posted sales tax numbers for July, the first full month Meijer’s Flossmoor store was open. They show the village receiving $67,384 in sales tax revenues for that month.
Flossmoor Finance Director Scott Bordui said that amount is $45,000 more than average monthly distribution in the previous year.
“Assuming the $45,000 increment was generated from Meijer, this would put us on pace for $540,000 in additional annual . . .