Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $868 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $867.7 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 0.7 percent more than in May 2018.

These allocations are based on sales made in March by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in January, February and March by quarterly filers.

Local Sales Tax Allocations (May 2019)
Recipient May 2019 Allocations Change from May 2018 Year-to-Date Change
Cities $560.6M ↑0.5% ↑ 4.1%
Transit Systems $190.3M ↑0.4% ↑ 2.9%
Counties $53.1M ↑0.9% ↑ 6.3%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $63.7M ↑3.0% ↑ 10.5%
Total $867.7M ↑0.7% ↑ 4.4%

For details on May 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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