Sales tax revenues continue to rise in three of the four major cities in Northwest Arkansas.
Fayetteville and Rogers reported the highest percentage increases this month, while Bentonville saw its second consecutive decrease this year.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $1,653,703 for a 8.43 percent increase over last year, a difference of $128,504.
Rogers collected $1,456,329, a $183,812 increase over last year when the city received $1,272,517.
Springdale received $1,074,141 for a 3.49 percent increase over last year, a difference of $36,268.
Bentonville collected $897,671, a $10,265 decrease over last year when the city received $907,936.
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 by the Fayetteville Flyer represent the 1 percent going into general funds.
June sales tax revenue is collected in July and delivered in August.
Source: City of Fayetteville