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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.

Featured in February

With the new year comes a new look for our local government pages. Property tax information has moved from the County Government Finance page to a new Arkansas Property Taxes page.  There you can find our property tax publications, infographics, interactive maps and the the Property Tax Calculator.

Recent News & Blog Posts

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Jan. 4, 2018 - Arkansas Takes Aim at Soft Drinks and Candy with Changes to State Sales Tax Law
Dec. 7, 2017 - Wet State, Dry County: Local Option Elections for Alcohol Sales in Arkansas
Sept. 14, 2017 - Arkansas property tax info available online
Sept. 8, 2017
- A New Tool for Estimating Your Property Tax Liability

Program Areas

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Interlocal Agreements

Download the Interlocal Agreements fact sheet to learn how local governments in Arkansas work together to provide services and infrastructure to their communities.

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