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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 7, 2016

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $628 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 $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."

Local Sales Tax Allocations (December 2016)
Recipient Dec. 2016 Allocations Change from Dec. 2015 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $408.1M ↑0.2% ↑1.0%
Counties $36.4M ↓2.9% ↓5.3%
Transit Systems $143.5M ↓0.3% ↑1.0%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $39.6M ↑5.0% ↑2.2%
Total $627.6M ↑0.2% ↑0.7%

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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