June Receipts Slightly Up Throughout State

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Sales tax receipts for June increased somewhat across the state and throughout most of Northwest Arkansas.

Statewide, receipts rose 1 percent to $102.7 million, up from $101.3 million in June 2015.

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration reported June sales tax receipts Aug. 23.

Washington County saw its receipts rise 2 percent to $4.01 million, from $3.93 million. The county’s tax rate is 1.25 percent.

Benton County’s receipts fell 7 percent to $3.67 million, from $3.93 million. The county has a 1 percent tax rate.

Sebastian County’s was up 6 percent to $2.77 million, from $2.62 million. Tax rate is 1.25 percent.

Crawford County had receipts increase 6 percent to $1.05 million, from $992,879. Its tax rate is 1.75 percent.

Pulaski County, with the most of any Arkansas county, saw receipts decrease 1 percent to $7.06 million, from $7.11 million. Tax rate is 1 percent.

Fort Smith’s receipts rose 5 percent to $3.9 million, up from $3.73 million. Fort Smith and the following six cities all have 2 percent tax rates.

Fayetteville posted a 5 percent increase in receipts to $3.58 million, from $3.41 million.

Rogers’ receipts rose 1 percent to $3.04 million, from $3 million.

Springdale also saw receipts rise 1 percent to $2.25 million, from $2.21 million.

Bentonville’s receipts fell 17 percent to $1.53 million, from $1.85 million.

Siloam Springs’ receipts were up 13 percent to $654,363, from $578,249.

Van Buren had receipts increase 4 percent to $645,812, from $620,212.

Receipts for Little Rock, with the most of any Arkansas city, dipped 1 percent to $6.33 million, from $6.46 million. The city has a 1.5 percent tax rate.

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