Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributes $843 million in monthly sale

Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributes $843 million in monthly sales tax revenue to local governments

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AUSTIN, Texas -

(Press Release)

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $842.7 million in local sales tax allocations for August, 8.2 percent more than in August 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in June by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in April, May and June by quarterly filers.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Aug. 2018)
Recipient Aug. 2018
Allocations
Change from
Aug. 2017
Year-to-date
Change
Cities $547.0M ↑7.9% ↑7.9%
Counties $51.9M ↑11.3% ↑14.1%
Transit Systems $183.4M ↑5.4% ↑6.5%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $60.4M ↑16.9% ↑18.0%
Total $842.7M ↑8.2% ↑8.6%

For details on August sales tax allocations to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, visit the Comptroller’s Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports.

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