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Comptroller’s Office Distributes $843 Million In Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

 

The Texas Comptroller’s Office announced Wednesday it will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $842.7 million in local sales tax allocations for August, 8.2 percent more than in August 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in June by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in April, May, and June by quarterly filers.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Aug. 2018)
Recipient Aug. 2018
Allocations
Change from
Aug. 2017
Year-to-date
Change
Cities
$547.0M 7.9% 7.9%
Counties $51.9M 11.3% 14.1%
Transit Systems $183.4M 5.4% 6.5%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $60.4M 16.9% 18.0%
Total $842.7M 8.2% 8.6%