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Arkansas Local Government

The services demanded by residents and provided by local governments are under constant pressure from a changing population and economy. Our Local Government program provides community members and local officials with resources to plan the provision of infrastructure and services in the changing economic climate of the state. Explore our pages to learn more about the functions of local governments, sales and property taxes, and more.

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Daylight savings time ends November 5th.  While this means that we all get to sleep an extra hour, it also indicates that winter is fast approaching.  As was the case in 2001, winter weather can lead to unexpected damage to highways and streets throughout Arkansas.  One of the most important revenue sources used for repairing such damage is transfers from the federal government.  Download our fact sheet, Highlights of State and Federal Revenue Received by County Governments in Arkansas to learn more.

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Sept. 14, 2017 - Arkansas property tax info available online
Sept. 8, 2017
- A New Tool for Estimating Your Property Tax Liability

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