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Chamber Concerned About Sunday Liquor Sales

Fayetteville Retailers Say No Change In Business Yet

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 4:07 a.m.

Steve Clark, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce president, said Sunday liquor sales in Springdale could put Fayetteville businesses at a competitive disadvantage.

By The Numbers

Arkansas Tax Collections From Alcohol Sales In 2012

1 Percent Beer Excise Tax — $3.27 million

3 Percent Liquor Excise Tax — $7.21 million

Mixed Drink Tax — $7.56 million

Additional 4 percent mixed drink tax — $2.31 million

Source: Arkansas Department Of Finance And Administration

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