Arkansas Taxable Sales – Update

As noted in a recent post announcing Arkansas Taxable Sales for the first quarter of 2010, the initial data are preliminary until after more detailed statistics are published by the Department of Finance and Administration (DF&A).  With the release of Arkansas...

Arkansas Taxable Sales

A new indicator of economic activity for the Arkansas economy Retail sales statistics for the U.S. economy are regularly compiled by the Census Bureau.  However, there is no readily-available, timely source of data for retail sales on the state level.  One approach to...

Another Round of State Budget Cuts

Governor Beebe announced another round of state budget cuts this morning.  The cutbacks total $106 million of spending, amounting to about 2.4% of the state’s budget.  Today’s announcment followed last week’s report from the Department of Finance and...

State Revenue Woes (?)

Governor Mike Beebe announced today that he had “accepted a recommendation by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration to cut the state budget by $100 million for the current fiscal year.”  This amounts to a budget reduction of  just over 2...
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