DALLAS — Arkansas tax collections are expected to be 3.5% higher in fiscal 2013 than in fiscal 2012, but Gov. Mike Beebe has told state agencies not to expect more money next year.

The official revenue forecast of $5.93 billion of general fund revenue in the fiscal year that begins July 1 was presented Thursday by Richard Weiss, director of the Department of Finance and Administration and Beebe's chief fiscal officer, to the Legislative Council's evaluation and expenditure review subcommittee.

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