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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 WatchGeneral Revenue-Related Funds

Fiscal 2021

Updated November 2020

Data on net state revenue collections deposited to general revenue-related funds are displayed in the report below, both by month of collection and type of revenue source. General revenue-related funds affect the discretionary spending detailed in the General Appropriation Act, and consist of the General Revenue Fund, Available School Fund, State Technology Instructional Materials Fund, Foundation School General Revenue Dedicated Account and General Revenue Dedicated Account related to the Tobacco Settlement.

Monthly Collections and Percent Change from Previous Year

Tax Collections by Major TaxSeptember
2020
October
2020
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
CRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Sales Taxes2,565,6422,644,2255,209,866-5.99%30,157,383
Percentage Change-6.14%-5.84% 
Motor Vehicle Sales and Rental Taxes452,834451,010903,844-1.10%4,125,203
Percentage Change4.60%-6.23% 
Motor Fuel Taxes82,98577,398160,383-3.31%921,724
Percentage Change-3.04%-3.60% 
Franchise Tax48,460-15,56332,898-199.26%2,648,900
Percentage Change370.85%-64.17% 
Oil Production Tax227,499200,114427,613-37.16%1,954,222
Percentage Change-31.92%-42.22% 
Insurance Taxes26,01027,08453,095-8.98%2,668,372
Percentage Change-23.36%11.02% 
Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes130,54226,353156,8966.39%546,411
Percentage Change124.63%-70.51% 
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 Taxes24,8395,57510,414-66.30%45,506
Percentage Change-69.12%-63.39% 
Total Tax Collections3,725,3813,651,0287,376,410-9.46%45,780,980
Percentage Change-6.30%-12.48% 

Revenue SourceSeptember
2020
October
2020
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
CRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Total Tax Collections3,725,3813,651,0287,376,410-9.46%45,780,980
Percentage Change-6.30%-12.48% 
Licenses, Fees, Fines, and Penalties113,903108,713222,6166.67%1,247,414
Percentage Change17.80%-2.94% 
State Health Service Fees and Rebates32,122152,635154,757-8.73%996,437
Percentage Change-83.46%-2.61% 
Net Lottery Proceeds470,151122,778192,929-18.62%1,465,045
Percentage Change-50.71%29.57% 
Land Income4056961032.41%8,134
Percentage Change-86.75%266.35% 
Interest and Investment Income81,77695,043176,8197.06%1,711,812
Percentage Change45.33%-12.72% 
Settlements of Claims1352,6382,773-65.39%478,667
Percentage Change-59.86%-65.63% 
Escheated Estates18,56652,22670,79214.97%698,823
Percentage Change55.23%5.27% 
Sales of Goods and Services11,8219,64021,460-1.97%133,156
Percentage Change26.56%-23.20% 
Other Revenue51,06640,16991,235-9.45%466,555
Percentage Change-19.86%8.48% 
Total Net Revenue4,074,9614,235,4398,310,400-8.88%52,987,023
Percentage Change-6.75%-10.85% 

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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