State Revenues On the Rise

JANUARY 5, 2006 - Posted at 8:14 a.m. CST

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Tax collections continued to grow in Arkansas through the end of 2005.

The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration reported net available revenues $2.04 billion at the end of December.  That's nearly eight percent above last year.

The state also reported gross collections totaling $2.35 billion, a 9.4 percent increase above last year.

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