PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $709 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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January 10, 2018

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $709 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 $709.2 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 9.5 percent more than in January 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in November by businesses that report tax monthly.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (January 2018)
Recipient Jan. 2018
Allocations
Change from
Jan. 2017
Year-to-date
Change
Cities
$456.9M 8.4% 8.4%
Counties $44.3M 15.0% 15.0%
Transit Systems $158.8M 8.5% 8.5%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $49.2M 20.0% 20.0%
Total $709.2M 9.5% 9.5%

For details on January 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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