Sales tax revenue was up this month in three of the four major northwest Arkansas cities compared to the same period last year.
Bentonville and Rogers saw the highest increases, while Springdale had a slight decrease of about 1 percent.
Fayetteville received $1,579,934 for September sales for a 2 percent increase over last year, a difference of $30,431.
Rogers received $1,165,995 for September sales for a 6 percent increase over last year, a difference of $66,913.
Springdale received $906,467 for September sales, an $11,606 decrease over last year when the city received $918,073.
Bentonville received $848,282 for September sales, a $94,133 increase over last year when the city received $754,149.
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 here represent the 1 percent going into general funds.
Sales tax revenue delivered in October reflects August sales tax collected in September.
August sales tax revenue
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Source: Staff report