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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2016

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $738 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 $737.9 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 0.8 percent more than in November 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in September by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in July, August and September by quarterly filers.

"The cities of San Antonio, Fort Worth and Plano saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations," Hegar said. "The cities of Houston and Midland saw significant decreases in sales tax allocations."

Local Sales Tax Allocations (November 2016)
Recipient Nov. 2016 Allocations Change from Nov. 2015 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $486.4M ↑ 0.9% ↑ 1.1%
Counties $40.1M ↓ 6.3% ↓ 5.6%
Transit Systems $165.3M ↑ 0.9% ↑ 1.1%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $46.1M ↑ 7.1% ↑ 2.0%
Total $737.9M ↑0.8% ↑ 0.7%

For details onNovember 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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