The alcohol tax in the city of Batesville brought in $59,524 in 2018.
The total collected was comparable to the collection in 2017 of $60,702. (Click here for 2017 numbers.)
The largest tax collector was Josie’s Steakhouse, now known as the Best Dam Steakhouse, with a collection of $13,697. In 2017, Josie’s Steakhouse collected almost $5,000 more at $18,650.
The second highest collector was the Duck Blind at $10,624.
As reported to the city of Batesville, here are the top ten businesses that sold alcoholic beverages along with how much tax each one collected in 2018:
- Josie (now The Best Dam Steakhouse) $13,697
- Duck Blind $10,624
- 109 Main $8,000*
- US Pizza Co. $7,179
- Beef O’Brady’s $7,015
- Colton’s $6,129
- VFW $4,739
- The Course at Eagle Mountain $2,594
- Sakura’s $998
- Fox Creek BBQ $870
* Estimated due to 2017 overpayment
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