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State Government Finances - May 2010

Revenues for Alabama declined 6.1 percent in April from a year earlier.

Alabama Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 699.02 –6.10
Mar 10 709.30 –4.23
Apr 09 744.41 –3.34

 

Florida was the only Sixth District state that posted a year-over-year gain in revenues in April. The gain was driven by a surge in sales tax revenues.

Florida Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 2,168.79 1.72
Mar 10 2,019.24 –1.48
Apr 09 2,132.05 –15.10

 

Georgia continued to post continually smaller year-over-year revenue declines.

Georgia Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 968.68 –3.66
Mar 10 1,001.27 –5.92
Apr 09 1,005.50 –22.30

 

Louisiana continued to have the largest year-over-year revenue declines of any Sixth District state.

Louisiana Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 454.30 –20.80
Mar 10 478.96 –22.88
Apr 09 573.63 –16.98

Mississippi tax revenues posted a 12.3 percent decline from a year earlier.

Mississippi Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 521.89 –12.34
Mar 10 501.06 –14.41
Apr 09 595.35 –3.65

 

Tennessee posted the smallest (0.2 percent) year-over-year loss in total revenues among Sixth District states.

Tennessee Total Tax Revenues
Total revenue
(3mma, $mil)
Y/Y %
change
Apr 10 886.16 –0.20
Mar 10 787.62 –0.90
Apr 09 887.92 –10.85

 


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