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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2021

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes Nearly $1.1 Billion 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 $1.06 billion in local sales tax allocations for May, 28.4 percent more than in May 2020 and 21.9 percent more than in May 2019.

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.

RecipientMay 2021 AllocationsChange from May 2020Year-to-Date Change
Cities$692.3M↑30.1%↑7.0%
Transit Systems$217.9M↑24.8%↑2.1%
Counties$62.2M↑20.6%↑0.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts$85.4M↑30.1%↑8.9%
Total$1.06B↑28.4%↑5.7%

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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