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Sales Tax Revenue Up in Tennessee

  Sales tax revenues were up in Tennessee last month but business tax collections continued to lag behind projections. The department of finance and administration says consumer sales tax collections were up by over 7 percent in November compared to … Continue reading

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Teachers and State Employees Won’t Get Pay Increase in Tennessee

Gov. Bill Haslam says he won’t be able to give state employees and teachers a pay increase next year mainly because of reductions due to an ongoing decline in revenue collections. The Republican governor discussed his budget proposal with reporters … Continue reading

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Tax collections up however revenue short of projections

While sales tax collections were up last month, state finance officials say revenue fell short of projections by some $52 million in January. Finance commissioner Larry Martin says poor business and corporate tax collections are denting Tennessee’s Budget estimates. He … Continue reading

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