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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 8, 2016

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $629 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 $629.2 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 1.4 percent less than in September 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in July by businesses that report tax monthly.

"The cities of Houston, Midland, San Antonio and Frisco saw decreases in sales tax allocation,” Hegar said. “The cities of Dallas and Plano saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations"

Local Sales Tax Allocations (September 2016)
Recipient Sept. 2016 Allocations Change from Sept. 2015 Year-to-date Change
Cities $411.3M ↓ 1.6% ↑ 0.7%
Counties $36.7M ↓ 7.4% ↓ 6.2%
Transit Systems $142.9M ↓ 0.1% ↑ 0.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $38.3M ↑ 1.9% ↑ 0.6%
Total $629.2M ↓1.4% ↑ 0.2%

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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