comptroller seal Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 12, 2017

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes Nearly $680 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 $679.9 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 9 percent more than in July 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly.

“The cities of Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa saw noticeable increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said.

Local Sales Tax Allocations (July 2017)
Recipient July 2017 Allocations Change from July 2016 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $439.8M ↑8.0% ↑3.2%
Counties $41.3M ↑14.0% ↑3.5%
Transit Systems $153.8M ↑7.9% ↑3.9%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $45.1M ↑20.1% ↑12.1%
Total $679.9M ↑9.0% ↑3.9%

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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