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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2016

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $624 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 $624 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 2.3 percent more than in July 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly.

"The cities of Dallas, San Antonio, Austin and Fort Worth saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said. “Energy-centric cities such as Houston and Midland continue to see decreases in sales tax allocations."

Local Sales Tax Allocations (July 2016)
Recipient July 2016 Allocations Change from July 2015 Year-to-date Change
Cities $407.0M ↑ 2.7% ↑ 0.8%
Counties $36.0M ↓ 2.2% ↓ 5.9%
Transit Systems $143.0M ↑ 2.4% ↑ 0.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $38.0M ↑ 1.0% ↑ 0.2%
Total $624.0M ↑ 2.3% ↑ 0.3%

For details on July 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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