Sales tax receipts remained up in all four of the major cities across Northwest Arkansas this month.
Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville each showed increases for July collections.
Fayetteville was at the top of the list for total revenues, collecting $1.7 million in general fund tax dollars. Rogers collected $1.5 million, while Springdale collected $1.2 million, and Bentonville collected about $1 million.
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.
July sales tax revenue is collected in August and delivered in late September.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $1,729,012 for a 0.04 percent increase from last year, a difference of $78,395.
Rogers collected $1,520,310, a $71,966 increase over last year when the city received $1,448,344.
Springdale received $1,265,611 for a 5.5 percent increase from last year, a difference of $66,463.
Bentonville collected $1,086,141, a $107,887 increase from last year when the city received $978,254.
Source: City of Fayetteville