March 08, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

City's Monthly Sales Tax Check Down 18 Percent

The City of Springfield’s March 2011 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 18.15 percent compared to March 2010. Revenue collected totaled $2,601,157 compared to $3,177,811 in March 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 0.84 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $26,682,286 compared to $26,459,880 in 2010 — a difference of about $222,400.

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