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— Sales and use taxes were down again in Gentry last month.

According to information published in City and Town, the official publication of the Arkansas Municipal League, September sales and usetax collections in Gentry fell from $54,918 in 2008 to $47, 892. County sales and use tax collections also fell, from $41,347 in 2008 to $ 35,469 in 2009.

For Highfill, city sales and use tax collections fell from $69,044 in 2008 to $63,982 last month. County taxes were down from $11,100 last year to $ 9,522 for the same time period thisyear. Highfill’s special aviation taxes fell from $58,303 to $24,067.

Springtown’s city taxes fell from $220 in September 2008 to $96 last month. County taxes fell from $1,935 to $1,660.

Decatur shows a decline in county taxes, from $22,303 to $19,132; but city taxes jumped up from $10,532 last year to $17,811.

News, Pages 3 on 10/21/2009

Print Headline: Local sales taxes fall again in September

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