May 09, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

May Sales Tax Revenue Up 5.46 Percent

The City of Springfield's May 2011 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 5.46 percent compared to May 2010. Revenue collected totaled $2,383,214 compared to $2,259,850 in May 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 1.96 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $32,800,645 compared to $32,170,938 in 2010 — a difference of about $630,000.

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