August 09, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

August Sales Tax Revenue Falls

The City of Springfield’s August 2011 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 2.6 percent compared to August 2010. Revenue collected totaled $1,889,097 compared to $1,939,600 in August 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 5.03 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $5,802,753 compared to $5,525,080 last year — a difference of about $278,000.

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

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Department of Public Information

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 • springfieldmo.gov