Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2016
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $627.6 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 0.2 percent more than in December 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in October by monthly filers.
"The cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, El Paso and San Antonio continue to see significant increases in sales tax allocations," Hegar said. "The cities of Houston, Sugar Land and Plano saw noticeable decreases in sales tax allocations."
|Recipient||Dec. 2016 Allocations||Change from Dec. 2015||Year-to-Date Change|
|Special Purpose Taxing Districts||$39.6M||↑5.0%||↑2.2%|
For details on December 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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