October 11, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

October Sales Tax Check Up Slightly

The City of Springfield’s October 2011 one percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 0.23 percent compared to October 2011. Revenue collected totaled $3,224,305 compared to $3,216,946 in October 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 8.9 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $13,786,999 compared to $12,660,398 last year — a difference of about $1.26 million.

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