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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 May 2021

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
November
2020
December
2020
January
2021
February
2021
March
2021
April
2021
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
BRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Sales Taxes2,565,6422,644,2252,905,0152,785,2292,991,7732,434,8302,545,2063,313,53222,185,453-2.73%30,185,300
Percentage Change-6.14%-5.84%-8.50%-7.27%-1.54%-14.68%-3.99%30.21% 
Motor Vehicle Sales and Rental Taxes452,834451,010410,608435,036404,724366,237463,750373,4593,357,6585.12%4,851,684
Percentage Change4.60%-6.23%-1.75%2.68%-13.38%-13.77%20.52%130.96% 
Motor Fuel Taxes82,98577,398115,63754,21890,83669,76822,814155,795669,4505.09%951,177
Percentage Change-3.04%-3.60%17.16%-23.30%5.85%-6.35%-68.45%125.42% 
Franchise Tax48,460-15,56322,074-53,229-2,882-72,685157,470535,602619,247149.53%2,936,700
Percentage Change370.85%-64.17%-22.59%-60.59%-84.71%-401.43%-1.74%140.90% 
Oil Production Tax227,499200,114198,954197,462254,569290,683237,174334,2471,940,702-26.80%2,672,076
Percentage Change-31.92%-42.22%-42.23%-45.53%-35.67%-21.83%-22.37%75.35% 
Insurance Taxes26,01027,08422,49132,74315,954832,251624,946-80,9811,500,498-4.64%2,759,697
Percentage Change-23.36%11.02%-26.41%45.38%-39.62%-23.72%69.51%237.06% 
Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes130,54226,35350,79563,17726,25235,59656,94860,225449,8893.88%574,422
Percentage Change124.63%-70.51%52.00%13.76%-31.86%-6.86%-17.06%17.54% 
Natural Gas Production Tax70,94856,59576,15785,543102,708113,034138,868232,142875,9952.76%1,194,898
Percentage Change-28.06%-32.92%-36.33%-24.96%-21.58%-17.12%36.64%247.12% 
Alcoholic Beverages Taxes77,94688,34395,89184,10793,70570,01597,356119,072726,434-14.87%1,088,010
Percentage Change-33.68%-24.20%-19.12%-28.52%-27.62%-36.47%12.43%109.65% 
Hotel Occupancy Tax34,20432,97732,83225,57026,93824,51932,29851,251260,589-30.61%453,877
Percentage Change-36.85%-33.31%-46.14%-48.54%-35.14%-51.37%-29.10%115.66% 
Utility Taxes13,47156,91660,6911,60149,60842,9266,903124,590346,7068.71%477,475
Percentage Change129.34%-52.46%584.22%143.26%-47.58%426.35%112.38%51.72% 
Other Taxes24,8395,5758,1669,5057,5056,2028,6188,64759,057-49.87%66,210
Percentage Change-69.12%-63.39%-53.77%-37.80%-45.74%-54.37%-33.07%-36.69% 
Total Tax Collections3,725,3813,651,0283,999,3093,720,9624,061,6894,213,3774,392,3515,227,58132,991,679-3.15%48,211,526
Percentage Change-6.30%-12.48%-10.21%-9.26%-8.60%-18.92%3.08%51.13% 

Revenue SourceSeptember
2020
October
2020
November
2020
December
2020
January
2021
February
2021
March
2021
April
2021
TotalPercent change
Current vs. Last Year
BRE Fiscal Year Estimate
Total Tax Collections3,725,3813,651,0283,999,3093,720,9624,061,6894,213,3774,392,3515,227,58132,991,679-3.15%48,211,526
Percentage Change-6.30%-12.48%-10.21%-9.26%-8.60%-18.92%3.08%51.13% 
Licenses, Fees, Fines, and Penalties113,903108,713111,849112,85489,964164,872145,583105,617953,3542.31%1,127,545
Percentage Change17.80%-2.94%-2.13%5.40%-17.68%12.10%4.86%-0.89% 
State Health Service Fees and Rebates34,088165,45918,23138,964118,51712,11229,745166,038553,1530.79%975,402
Percentage Change-68.14%5.57%1.77%33.35%-15.53%62.88%-35.50%20.08% 
Net Lottery Proceeds470,151122,778118,091115,108135,316197,140122,162197,1371,077,88420.40%1,617,708
Percentage Change-50.71%29.57%16.12%11.97%16.50%68.87%11.83%76.76% 
Land Income405693382461664663952382,458-47.23%2,983
Percentage Change-86.75%266.35%-44.77%-36.68%-89.06%-58.28%41.06%-16.87% 
Interest and Investment Income81,77695,043240,53591,62490,664241,24890,26092,3201,023,47016.31%1,706,620
Percentage Change45.33%-12.72%37.17%-4.63%-0.34%44.04%2.35%-4.52% 
Settlements of Claims1352,638656420,1973,7964911,52185,925515,361-12.42%497,267
Percentage Change-59.86%-65.63%-86.56%-2.66%-96.46%-23.09%69.21%144.70% 
Escheated Estates18,56652,22620,73618,10614,7034,59712,78311,134152,85321.33%698,823
Percentage Change55.23%5.27%-18.05%129.30%41.53%-14.55%32.25%92.82% 
Sales of Goods and Services11,8219,6409,61111,0129,5849,22613,20212,97287,069-0.35%124,939
Percentage Change26.56%-23.20%28.99%13.61%-27.40%-17.84%12.39%6.69% 
Other Revenue51,06640,16921,91125,40352,78113,88245,38654,447305,045-15.01%496,411
Percentage Change-19.86%8.48%10.72%-23.53%-12.73%-63.16%16.33%-19.93% 
Total Net Revenue4,076,9274,248,2634,541,2694,554,4784,577,1814,857,4114,853,3885,953,40937,662,326-2.14%55,459,224
Percentage Change-6.70%-10.58%-7.73%-7.41%-10.14%-14.66%3.15%47.61% 

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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