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Arizona collects $7.7 billion in general sales and gross receipts taxes in 2018

Of the $16.3 billion in taxes collected by Arizona in 2018, 47.2 percent, or, $7.7 billion, came from general sales and gross receipts taxes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Hughes and Banner – University Medicine Invite Community to Holiday Shred & Toy Drive Event

Hughes Federal Credit Union and Banner – University Medicine invite Pima County residents to kick off Hughes Federal Credit Union’s holiday toy drive by safely shredding and recycling sensitive, personal documents and bringing unwrapped gifts or art supplies to the Shred Event, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Total state tax collections in Arizona reach $15.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Arizona amount to $15.3 billion, the 20th highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Arkansas reach $9.5 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Arkansas amount to $9.5 billion, the 30th highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Arizona’s public pensions are 62 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Arizona’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 62 percent of the total, the 36th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Cost of college went up for all students at Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.3 percent for 2018-19 at Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

The CollegeAmerica-Phoenix enrolls 488 undergrads

At the CollegeAmerica-Phoenix, 51 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 65 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Cost of college went up for resident students at Cochise County Community College District

In-state tuition and fees rose 3.7 percent for 2018-19 at Cochise County Community College District, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip 85010 remains the same in 2018

There were 15 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip code 85010 in 2018, which is unchanged from 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

U.S. building material, garden equipment and supplies dealers estimate 9.8 percent sales decrease for June

Building material, garden equipment and supplies dealers in June 2019 saw sales decrease 9.8 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Arizona College-Mesa enrolls 771 undergrads

At Arizona College-Mesa, 63 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 89 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Residents and visitors to Michigan paid $30.5 billion in taxes in 2018

Michigan collected $30.5 billion in taxes in 2018, a 6.5 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip 85007 decreases in 2018

There were 520 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip code 85007 in 2018, a 6.3 percent decrease from 2017, which had 555 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

U.S. office supplies and stationery stores report $809 million in sales for June

The estimated sales for office supplies and stationery stores for June 2019 was $809 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Missouri's miscellaneous tax revenues up 350 percent since Q1 2019

Missouri collected $9 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 350 percent increase over the previous quarter when $2 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report $13 billion in June sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in June 2019 were $13 billion.

Cost of college went up for all students at the Sonoran Desert Institute

Tuition and fees rose 11.2 percent for 2018-19 at the Sonoran Desert Institute, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Cost of college was unchanged for all students at the Aveda Institute-Tucson

Tuition and fees were unchanged for 2018-19 at the Aveda Institute-Tucson, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 0.8 percent increase in July inventories

Inventories held by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in July were valued at $31.2 billion, an increase of 0.8 percent from the revised June 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip 85009 decreases in 2018

There were 925 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Arizona zip code 85009 in 2018, a 1.1 percent decrease from 2017, which had 935 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

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