=> Compared to the amended 2009-10 Budget Act, General Fund revenues are below the year-to-date estimate by $1.08 billion (-5.3%). The three largest sources of revenue were lower than the estimates by $1.62 billion (-8.3%).
=> Sales tax collections year to date are $285 million under (-4.3%) the amended 2009-10 Budget Act estimates. Income taxes were $1.18 billion (-11.0%) lower than expected, and corporate taxes also came in lower than expected by $155 million (-7.4%).
And for you "green shoots" / "second derivative" types, check this out:
Because the amended 2009-10 Budget Act estimates contained actual revenue through its passage, this revenue deterioration occurred primarily in August and September.