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Arkansas Fiscal Resilience: Surplus Spurs Governor’s Consideration of Income Tax Phase-out | Sales Taxes Lead Revenue Boost

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Arkansas has extra money despite earning slightly less, so Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders is thinking about getting rid of state income tax, and sales and use taxes are helping make up for what they’re losing in personal and corporate taxes showing the state is strong financially and might make changes to help the economy grow.

Surplus Despite Revenue Dip, Governor Considers Income Tax Phase-out

Arkansas continues to thrive financially boasting a surplus despite a dip in revenue compared to last year. Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders considers phasing out state income tax as the surplus grows showing the state’s stability.

Sales and use taxes saw a boost compensating for the decline in personal and corporate taxes. Although April saw a slight setback in sales tax collection overall revenue remained above forecasts, according to the report of KNWA.

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Arkansas’s Fiscal Resilience Sets Stage for Economic Growth Reforms

Arkansas’s fiscal performance reflects resilience and adaptability, providing a strong foundation for future reforms aimed at boosting economic growth.

Furthermore, the surplus underscores Arkansas’s economic resilience, paving the way for potential policy reforms to enhance growth and stability.

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