A decline in individual Arkansas income tax collections and weak sales tax collections both contributed to a $20.2 million revenue decrease last month compared to December 2007.

Total monthly revenue was $457.7 million, $19.7 million more than the estimate due to higher-than-expected revenue from corporate income taxes. December individual income tax collections totaled $190.6 million, down $31.6 million from December 2007 and $1.4 million less than anticipated.

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