The Gwinnett school board is not getting its projected amount of sales tax revenue so far in 2012, according to its records.
For June of 2012, the system projected $21.4 million but the actual collection was $12.2 million, according to GCPS records. Collections have been behind projections in every month in 2012.
These figures are from ESPLOST III, which ran from 2007-12, according to Jorge Quintana, spokesperson for the Gwinnett schools.
In all ESPLOST III projected $1 billion in revenue, but only collected $647 million.
Collections for the E-SPLOST IV one-cent sales tax that was approved by voters last November began in July 2012.
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Voters overwhelmingly OK'd a 1-cent sales tax that will run from July 2012 through June 2017. The E-SPLOST IV funds are expected to bring in $876 million, according the GCPS. The projects tapped for the new E-SPLOST funds include new schools, air conditioning for gyms and technology upgrades.
For instance, a project currently is under way at North Gwinnett High School.
Board members are scheduled to get a presentation on the sales tax figures at Thursday's (July 19) meeting at the r in Suwanee.