PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Distributes $759 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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July 11, 2018

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $759 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $759 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 11.6 percent more than in July 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (July 2018)
Recipient July 2018
Allocations
Change from
July 2017
Year-to-date
Change
Cities
$487.1M 10.7% 7.9%
Counties $48.7M 18.1% 14.5%
Transit Systems $169.4M 10.2% 6.7%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $53.8M 19.2% 18.2%
Total $759.0M 11.6% ↑8.7%

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


Source: Texas Comptroller

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