October 11, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

October Sales Tax Check Up 7.4 Percent

The City of Springfield’s October 2010 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 7.41 percent compared to October 2009. Revenue collected totaled $3,216,946 compared to $2,994,977 in October 2009.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 3.96 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