Sales tax revenue up in Fayetteville, Springdale and Rogers, down in Bentonville

Sales tax revenue was up this month in Fayetteville, Springdale and Rogers, while Bentonville reported another decline compared to the same month last year.

Each city collects a 2 percent sales tax. One percent goes into a general fund. The other 1 percent goes toward repayment of bonds. The numbers reported here represent the 1 percent going into general funds.

Sales tax revenue delivered in May reflects March sales tax received in April.

March sales tax revenue

CityMarch 2012March 2013Change

Source: Staff report