January 06, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

January Sales Tax Up 5.48 Percent

The City of Springfield's January 2012 one-percent sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 5.48 percent compared to January 2011. Revenue collected totaled $3,278,410 compared to $3,108,002 in January 2011.

Year-to-date, sales tax revenue for Fiscal Year 2011/2 is 9.57 percent above the previous year. Year-to-date collections total $23,160,792 compared to $21,137,542 last year — a difference of $2,023,250.

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