Sales tax receipts were up in three of the four major cities across Northwest Arkansas this month.
Fayetteville was up 5 percent over June 2015 revenues, while Springdale and Rogers were up 1.5 percent and Bentonville reported a 17.4 percent decrease.
Fayetteville was at the top of the list for total revenues, collecting $260,000 more than Rogers, over $648,000 more than Springdale, and $997,000 more than Bentonville.
Here are the specifics:
Fayetteville received $1,738,589 for a 5.1 percent increase over last year, a difference of $84,886.
Rogers collected $1,478,034, a $21,705 increase over last year when the city received $1,456,329.
Springdale received $1,090,433 for a 1.5 percent increase over last year, a difference of $16,292.
Bentonville collected $741,342, a $156,329 decrease from last year when the city received $897,671.
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.
June sales tax revenue is collected in July and delivered in August.
Source: City of Fayetteville