AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Wednesday he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $734.7 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 3.6 percent more than in January 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in November by businesses that report tax monthly.

Local Sales Tax Allocations (Jan. 2019)
Recipient Jan. 2019 Allocations Change from Jan. 2018 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $470.6M ↑3.0% ↑3.0%
Transit Systems $159.7M ↑0.6% ↑0.6%
Counties $47.6M ↑7.6% ↑7.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $56.8M ↑15.4% ↑15.4%
Total $734.7M ↑3.6% ↑3.6%

For details on January 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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