Sales tax shows growth in Northwest Arkansas

Posted: January 25, 2016 at 5:17 p.m.
Updated: January 26, 2016 at 9:32 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/File Phto - Sales taxes were up last month in three of the top four cities.

Three cities in Northwest Arkansas saw an increase of about 7 percent this month in sales tax receipts.

Sales tax returns

City* 2015*2016*Percent change*

Bella Vista*$135,242*$132,397*-2.1 percent

Bentonville*$845,573* $721,889*-14.62 percent

Fayetteville*$1,560,512*$1,672,933*+7.2 percent

Lowell*$231,905*$269,935*+16.4 percent

Rogers*$1,259,776*$1,351,292*+7.3 percent

Springdale*$970,692*$1,047,853*7.9 percent

Siloam Springs*$266,817*$276,605*+3.7 percent

Source: Staff Report

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