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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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Monthly State Revenue WatchAll Funds (Excluding Trust)

Fiscal 2021

Updated November 2020

Data on net state revenue collections across all funds are presented below, by month of collection and type of revenue source. The report shows state revenues (both tax and non-tax) accruing to the state’s various funds and accounts, including the the General Revenue Fund, the Available School Fund, the State Highway Fund and the Property Tax Relief Fund, among others.

Not shown are revenues held outside the State Treasury in suspense funds and trust funds, such as the Unemployment Trust Fund. The state holds assets in trust funds in a trustee capacity for individuals, private organizations or other governmental entities. Consequently, they are not available to the Legislature for appropriation. An example of trust funds are those that temporarily hold local sales taxes, collected by the Comptroller’s office along with state sales tax, prior to their allocation back to cities, counties or transit authorities.

Monthly Collections and Percent Change from Previous Year

Tax Collections by Major TaxSeptember
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
CRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Sales Taxes2,572,6982,723,0645,295,762-4.78%32,247,302
Percentage Change-6.11%-3.49% 
Motor Vehicle Sales and Rental Taxes454,263454,818909,081-1.17%4,162,844
Percentage Change4.35%-6.12% 
Motor Fuel Taxes294,125285,810579,935-9.02%3,432,420
Percentage Change-9.67%-8.34% 
Franchise Tax48,460-15,56332,898-199.26%3,784,100
Percentage Change370.85%-64.17% 
Oil Production Tax227,499200,114427,613-37.16%1,954,222
Percentage Change-31.92%-42.22% 
Insurance Taxes26,07027,14453,214-9.21%2,669,433
Percentage Change-23.36%10.36% 
Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes130,542103,110233,65233.43%1,297,890
Percentage Change124.63%-11.87% 
Natural Gas Production Tax70,94856,595127,544-30.30%831,188
Percentage Change-28.06%-32.92% 
Alcoholic Beverages Taxes77,94688,343166,289-28.96%1,035,080
Percentage Change-33.68%-24.20% 
Hotel Occupancy Tax34,20432,97767,182-35.16%387,674
Percentage Change-36.85%-33.31% 
Utility Taxes13,47156,91660,388-50.19%459,317
Percentage Change129.34%-52.46% 
Other Taxes25,2698,10113,370-68.06%161,442
Percentage Change-67.28%-68.55% 
Total Tax Collections3,945,4954,021,4307,966,925-8.25%52,422,912
Percentage Change-6.63%-9.79% 

Revenue SourceSeptember
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
CRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Total Tax Collections3,945,4954,021,4307,966,925-8.25%52,422,912
Percentage Change-6.63%-9.79% 
Federal Income5,978,6674,603,89410,582,56139.25%49,355,025
Percentage Change45.80%31.59% 
Licenses, Fees, Fines, and Penalties676,937466,1541,143,090-0.72%6,507,227
Percentage Change4.21%-7.11% 
State Health Service Fees and Rebates37,640611,048618,688-54.63%7,351,666
Percentage Change-98.77%-17.65% 
Net Lottery Proceeds4257,320192,559449,87923.34%2,363,352
Percentage Change58.94%-5.08% 
Land Income141,037139,445280,482-24.89%2,418,143
Percentage Change-25.94%-23.81% 
Interest and Investment Income288,15463,397351,551-43.90%1,958,842
Percentage Change-41.62%-52.37% 
Settlements of Claims22,4255,39927,824124.20%501,145
Percentage Change839.37%-46.13% 
Escheated Estates18,56652,22670,79214.97%698,823
Percentage Change55.23%5.27% 
Sales of Goods and Services37,01317,40454,41720.00%322,502
Percentage Change40.98%-8.84% 
Other Revenue121,230351,295472,525112.33%3,669,442
Percentage Change-19.19%384.35% 
Total Net Revenue11,494,48410,524,25022,018,7347.38%127,569,079
Percentage Change8.09%6.62% 

Note: Amounts of Monthly Collections are in thousands $. Sums may not total due to rounding.

1 Includes public utility gross receipts assessment, gas, electric and water utility tax and gas utility pipeline tax.

2 Includes taxes not separately identified.

3 Includes various health-related service fees and rebates that were previously in “license, fees, fines and penalties” or in other non-tax revenue categories.

4 Gross sales less retailer commission and the smaller prizes paid by retailers.

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