December 09, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

City's December Sales Tax Check Up 7.5%

The City of Springfield’s December 2010 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 7.65 percent compared to December 2009. Revenue collected totaled $3,398,681 compared to $3,157,202 in November 2009. The December check represents the halfway point in sales tax collection for the 2010-2011 fiscal year.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 3.5 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $18,029,541 compared to $17,420,447 in 2009 — a difference of about $609,000.

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

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Department of Finance

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