comptroller seal Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 11, 2017

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $660 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 $660.4 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 1.6 percent more than in October 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.

Local Sales Tax Allocations (October 2017)
Recipient Oct. 2017 Allocations Change from Oct. 2016 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $430.5M ↑1.2% ↑3.0%
Counties $41.4M ↑8.7% ↑5.1%
Transit Systems $145.0M ↓0.5% ↑2.9%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $43.5M ↑7.3% ↑11.8%
Total $660.4M ↑1.6% ↑3.6%

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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