February 08, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

City's February Sales Tax Check Up 18.55 Percent

The City of Springfield’s February 2011 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 18.55 percent compared to February 2010. Revenue collected totaled $2,943,586 compared to $2,483,085 in February 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 3.43 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $24,081,129 compared to $23,282,070 in 2010 — a difference of about $800,000.

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