The Washington Economics Group

WEG’s Analysis on Florida Region Taxable Sales Highlighted in Miami Today

On August 7, 2014 The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG) released its quarterly report analysis entitled Florida Regions Taxable Sales Show Strengthening Economic Expansion. The Miami Today article highlights that growth of spending on consumer goods plus tourism was 4.4% in the Miami area, the first quarter of this year, trailing the sate total of 6.2%  and well behind leaders West Palm Beach at 6.9% and Fort Lauderdale at 6.8%. For total investment-related taxable sales, Miami growth was 7.7% far behind West Palm Beach’s 11.1%, but above the state average of 7.3%.

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