California Cities With Online Hubs Fared Best on Tax in Pandemic

May 13, 2021, 12:52 AM

Local sales tax revenues during the pandemic jumped the most in California cities with large online-business distribution facilities and dropped the most in cities that rely on fuel sales, the Legislature’s fiscal and policy analyst said Wednesday.

The Central Valley city of Dinuba, home to a BestBuy.com distribution center, saw a 135% jump in sales tax revenue between March 2020 and February 2021, the largest in the state. Jurupa Valley in Riverside County, with a Walmart fulfillment center, was second with ...

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