August 10, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

August 2010 Sales Tax Revenue Down

The City of Springfield’s August 2010 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 8.8 percent compared to August 2009. Revenue collected totaled $1,939,600 compared to $2,128,719 in August 2009.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 6.03 percent above the previous year.

For more information, contact: Finance Director Mary Mannix Decker, (417) 864-1625.

city of springfield

Department of Finance

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1625 • Fax: 417-864-1880 • springfieldmo.gov