Adding Up Change

October 27, 2021


Adding Up Change

NWA Daily

The sales tax revenue for the big four was up almost 20% according to the October report when compared to this time last year.

  • Highs: The collective revenue from Fayetteville, Bentonville, Springdale, and Rogers added up to a little over $8m in the month of August, which is over $1m for the same period in 2020 and in 2019. 
  • Thriving cities: The reported revenue is from the 1% sales tax collected for the sales of goods and services, which then goes toward jobs in the public safety sector. The month of August showed record gains from the four cities. 

Read the full Talk Business & Politics story HERE

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