PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Distributes Nearly $712 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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March 6, 2019

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes Nearly $712 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $711.7 million in local sales tax allocations for March, 6.1 percent more than in March 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that report tax monthly.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (March 2019)
Recipient March 2019
Allocations
Change from
March 2018
Year-to-date
Change
Cities   
$456.9M ↑5.9% ↑4.3%
Transit Systems $157.2M 4.4% 3.0%
Counties $45.0M 7.2% 7.2%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $52.6M 12.0% 12.2%
Total $711.7M 6.1% 4.7%

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