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Sales Tax Collections Down for 2016

BY MELANIE BUCK – Sales tax collections for 2016 are down more than $23,000 for the year compared to the same period from the previous year. In 2016, $1,456,749.76 was collected, down $23,480.79 from 2015, causing a 1.6% decrease in collections. The same numbers apply to the Road Improvement Sales Tax collections as well, with each being a 1-cent tax. ...

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No Sales Tax Back to School Shopping This Weekend!

Area retailers are making preparations for Arkansas’ third “Sales Tax Holiday” this weekend. First passed by Arkansas Legislature in 2011, representatives hope to help Arkansas’ families with rising back to school costs. Beginning at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, August 3 and ending this Sunday, August 4, 2013, at 11:59 p.m., no state or local sales tax will be collected during this ...

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