Sales tax receipts were up in all four of the major cities across Northwest Arkansas this month.
Fayetteville was at the top of the list for total revenues, collecting $1.6 million in general fund tax dollars. Rogers collected $1.4 million, while Springdale collected about $1.1 million, and Bentonville collected $981,000.
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.
January sales tax revenue is collected in February and delivered in March.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $1,595,469 for a 12.68 percent increase over last year, a difference of $179,511.
Rogers collected $1,411,321, a $225,932 increase over last year when the city received $1,186,390.
Springdale received $1,131,173 for a 17.84 percent increase over last year, a difference of $171,265.
Bentonville collected $981,245, a $210,123 increase from last year when the city received $771,121.
Source: City of Fayetteville