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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 12, 2017

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $620 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 $620.2 million in local sales tax allocations for April, 4.9 percent more than in April 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in February by businesses that report tax monthly.

“The cities of Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Austin saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said. “The cities of Sugar Land, McAllen, Irving and Grand Prairie saw noticeable decreases.”

Local Sales Tax Allocations (April 2017)
Recipient Apr. 2017 Allocations Change from Apr. 2016 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $397.8M ↑2.8% ↑2.6%
Counties $36.8M ↑4.8% ↑0.1%
Transit Systems $144.1M ↑7.4% ↑3.8%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $41.5M ↑18.3% ↑10.4%
Total $620.2M ↑4.9% ↑3.2%

For details on April sales tax allocations to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, visit the Comptroller's Monthly Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports.

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