sales tax receipts http://wmot.org en Growth in Sales Tax Receipts Deceiving? http://wmot.org/post/growth-sales-tax-receipts-deceiving <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennessee sales tax&nbsp;collections&nbsp;rose almost 9 percent in April, signaling that the pace of the state&rsquo;s economic recovery is accelerating.</p><p>In some parts of the Tennessee, sales tax&nbsp;receipts have now exceeded the pre-recession highs of 2007.&nbsp; While that&rsquo;s good news, economists at Middle Tennessee State University caution the numbers are somewhat deceiving.</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 14:23:33 +0000 Mike Osborne 11027 at http://wmot.org Growth in Sales Tax Receipts Deceiving?