Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2016
(AUSTIN) —Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $650 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 5.5 percent more than in October 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.
“The cities of San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and McKinney saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said. “The cities of Houston and Midland saw significant decreases in sales tax allocations.”
|Recipient||Oct. 2016 Allocations||Change from Oct. 2015||Year-to-Date Change|
|Cities||$425.5M||↑ 5.4%||↑ 1.1%|
|Counties||$38.1M||↑ 1.6%||↓ 5.5%|
|Transit Systems||$145.8M||↑ 5.5%||↑ 1.1%|
|Special Purpose Taxing Districts||$40.6M||↑ 9.8%||↑ 1.4%|
For details on October 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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