Revenue Rising

DeSue, Tedra
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/23/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32345, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the revenue growth posted by Tennessee for February 2006. The 3.5% increase in revenue was achieved despite a significant fall in excise taxes. Sales and use tax collections as well as gasoline tax collections were up, while combined franchise and excise taxes were down in February.


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