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Comptroller Distributes $751 Million

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $751 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments.

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems, and special purpose taxing districts $751.5 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 2.8 percent less than in October 2019. Sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly is the base of the assignments.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the Texas economy and sales tax revenue.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Oct. 2020)
Recipient Oct. 2020
Allocations
Change from
Oct. 2019
Year-to-date
Change
Cities $486.3M ↓1.4% ↑0.04%
Transit Systems $159.0M ↓7.7% ↓2.1%
Counties $46.6M ↓4.8% ↓1.3%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $59.6M ↑1.4% ↑5.0%
Total $751.5M ↓2.8% ↓0.1%

For details on October sales tax allocations to individual cities, counties, transit systems, and special purpose districts visit the Comptroller’s Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports.