comptroller seal Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 10, 2017

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $788 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 $787.8 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 2.6 percent more than in May 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in March by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in January, February and March by quarterly filers.

“The cities of Irving, Round Rock, Dallas, San Antonio and Odessa saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said. “The cities of McAllen and Sugar Land saw noticeable decreases.”

Local Sales Tax Allocations (May 2017)
Recipient May 2017 Allocations Change from May 2016 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $514.7M ↑1.9% ↑2.4%
Counties $46.5M ↑4.7% ↑1.1%
Transit Systems $175.3M ↑1.7% ↑3.3%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $51.3M ↑11.5% ↑10.6%
Total $787.8M ↑2.6% ↑3.0%

For details on May 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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