Sales tax revenues were up in all four major cities across Northwest Arkansas compared to the previous month.
Fayetteville was at the top of the list for total revenues, collecting nearly $325,000 more than Rogers, over $522,000 more than Bentonville, and over $573,000 more than Springdale.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $1,724,014 for a 10.7 percent increase over last year, a difference of $166,579.
Rogers collected $1,399,273, a $173,323 increase over last year when the city received $1,225,950.
Springdale received $1,150,384 for a 15.2 percent increase over last year, a difference of $151,822.
Bentonville collected $1,201,499, a $320,006 increase from last year when the city received $881,493.
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.
October sales tax revenue is collected in November and delivered in December.
Source: City of Fayetteville