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 over $350,000 more than Rogers, nearly $790,000 more than Bentonville, and over $890,000 more than Springdale.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $2,023,738 for an 8.1 percent increase over last year, a difference of $151,325.
Rogers collected $1,671,232, a $59,460 increase over last year when the city received $1,611,772.
Springdale received $1,131,671 for a 9.8 percent increase over last year, a difference of $100,572.
Bentonville collected $1,234,216, a $393,038 increase from last year when the city received $841,178.
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.
December sales tax revenue is collected in January and delivered in February.
Source: City of Fayetteville