Sales tax shows growth in Northwest Arkansas

Posted: January 26, 2016 at 1 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 20152016Percent 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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