Sales Tax Revenue Has Double Digit Increases In Four Cities

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 5 a.m.

November was a banner month for sales tax revenue, with all cities surpassing last year’s numbers.

By The Numbers

November Sales Tax Numbers

City November 2011 November 2012 Percentage Change YTD 2011 YTD 2012

Bentonville $677,590 $826,585 +22 percent $7,665,781 $8,392,366

Rogers $1,026,785 $1,147,812 +11.7 $11,065,060 $12,036,303

Springdale $790,081 $872,017 +10.4 $9,067,293 $9,371,239

Fayetteville $1,384,730 $1,575,385 +13.5 $15,066,210 $16,053,320

Siloam Springs $234,088 $237,931 +1.6 $2,630,931 $2,408,938

Bella Vista $112,490 $118,379 +5.2 $1,188,499 $1,196,986

Lowell $177,039 $197,543 +11.6 $2,137,160 $2,408,938

Source: Staff Report

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Chickenopolis is almost back to where it was before the Chamber combined with the local liquor store monopoly and ran off their largest sales tax contributor, Sam's Wholesale.
I only voted for one incumbent on the City Council.

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