State’s tax collection shortfalls continue through March, hit $79.6 million

Year to date, Mississippi Department of Revenue collections are down are down 2.11 percent, or $79,631,593, DOR spokeswoman Kathy Waterbury said in an email Thursday.

“This only represents DOR transfers to the state’s general fund and does not include other state sources of GF revenue,” she added.

The March shortfall of $20 million translates to 3.58 percent below estimates, Waterbury said.