Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2018
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $861.8 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 9.4 percent more than in May 2017. 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.
|Recipient||May 2018 Allocations||Change from May2017||Year-to-Date Change|
|Cities||$557.9M||↑ 8.4%||↑ 6.9%|
|Counties||$52.6M||↑ 13.2%||↑ 13.6%|
|Transit Systems||$189.5M||↑ 8.1%||↑ 5.5%|
|Special Purpose Taxing Districts||$61.8M||↑ 20.6%||↑ 17.6%|
|Total||$861.8M||↑ 9.4%||↑ 7.7%|
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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