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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 11, 2017

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $647 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $647.4 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 4.9 percent more than in January 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in November by businesses that report tax monthly.

"The cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio continue to see significant increases in sales tax allocations," Hegar said. "The cities of Houston and Sugar Land saw noticeable decreases in sales tax allocations."

Local Sales Tax Allocations (January 2017)
Recipient Jan. 2017 Allocations Change from Jan. 2016 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $421.4M ↑4.8% ↑4.8%
Counties $38.5M ↑3.0% ↑3.0%
Transit Systems $146.4M ↑3.6% ↑3.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $41.0M ↑12.3% ↑12.3%
Total $647.4M ↑4.9% ↑4.9%

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.

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