Arkansas’ general revenues in April totaled $650 million, some $23.5 million less than expected and $47 million less than collected in April 2008, according to the latest monthly report from the Department of Finance and Administration.

Monthly collections have fallen below the previous year’s totals for four of the last five months. Collections in April have risen steadily, until this year, since the 2003 General Assembly moved the due date for state income tax returns to April 15 from May 15.

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