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Inbound cigarette smuggling rate in Minnesota estimated at 34.6%

The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Minnesota is 34.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $39.7 billion in September sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in September 2019 were $39.7 billion.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 1.7 percent increase in November sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in November were $40.7 billion, an increase of 1.7 percent from the revised October 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 7.8 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in November 2019 were $12.1 billion, an increase of 7.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services report 5.5% change in revenue from Q3 2019 to Q3 2018

Revenue for accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services across the U.S. was $47 billion for the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 5.5 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

Pharmaceuticals and medicines industry’s Q3 retained earnings down 2.6%

The pharmaceuticals and medicines industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was down 2.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 10.6 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in September were valued at $71.6 billion, an increase of 10.6 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Five cosmetology vocational/high school licenses set to expire during Q4 of 2019 in Houston

Five cosmetology vocational/high school licenses held by organizations from Houston are set to expire during the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data from the DSHS Professional Licensing and Certification Unit.

Construction permits authorized on U.S. multi-family homes in October increase over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes approved for construction in October 2019 in the United States was 311,400, compared to 265,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Minnesota's Q3 property tax revenue down 96.1 percent from previous quarter

Minnesota collected $17 million in property taxes during the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 96.1 percent decrease from Q2, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

U.S. accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services report $45.1 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services across the U.S. was $45.1 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Erik Mortensen Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Minnesota state house candidate, Erik Mortensen (district 55A), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Four cosmetology beauty salon licenses set to expire during Q4 of 2019 in Odessa

Four cosmetology beauty salon licenses held by organizations from Odessa are set to expire during the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data from the DSHS Professional Licensing and Certification Unit.

Plastics and rubber products industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 6.1%

The plastics and rubber products industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 6.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report $7.5 billion in September sales

Sales by paper and paper products wholesalers in September 2019 were $7.5 billion.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 3.1 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in September were valued at $9.5 billion, an increase of 3.1 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 3.5 percent decrease in November sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in November were $7.6 billion, a decrease of 3.5 percent from the revised October 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 4.5 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in November 2019 were $56.6 billion, an increase of 4.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Construction started on U.S. multi-family homes in October increases over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in October 2019 in the United States was 210,300, compared to 200,200 for September, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. administrative and support and waste management and remediation services report $254.1 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for administrative and support and waste management and remediation services across the U.S. was $254.1 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

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