State SpendingWhere the Money Goes

You pay for your government, and you deserve to know how it spends your money. Use the tools and information on this page to search the state check register, track state spending and see your tax dollars at work.

The Comptroller's latest data visualization tools turn otherwise complicated data into easy-to-understand graphics, to help you understand how your tax dollars are spent now and in the past.
Additional Spending Resources
Use these resources to dig deep in your search for where Texas’ state dollars are spent.
Classic Tools
The Comptroller's State Spending data has been updated. The data previously provided in our Classic Tools can now be located using the data visualizations tools. The tools provide graphical representations of the data as well as tables that can be downloaded for further analysis. If you have questions regarding the tools, please contact us at