Revenue in Joplin continues to grow

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JOPLIN, MO – Joplin spending trends continue to show growth, as city sales tax revenue sees another month in double digits.

City sales tax revenue was up more than 18% in May.

That’s the sixth month in a row it increases for the city of Joplin, netting a year-to-date average growth of 7%.

That builds on more modest changes back in 2020, when the city ended it’s fiscal year up about one and a half percent.

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