December 09, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

December Sales Tax Up Over 16 Percent

The City of Springfield’s December 2011 one-percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 16.13 percent compared to December 2010. Revenue collected totaled $3,946,727 compared to $3,398,681 in December 2010.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011 is 10.28 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $19,882,383 compared to $18,029,541 last year — a difference of $1,852,842.

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