PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $705 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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April 10, 2019

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $705 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 $705.3 million in local sales tax allocations for April, 8.4 percent more than in April 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in February by businesses that report tax monthly.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (April 2019)
Recipient April 2019
Allocations
Change from
April 2018
Year-to-date
Change
Cities
$454.2M 8.3% 5.2%
Transit Systems $153.5M 5.9% 3.6%
Counties $45.3M 10.6% 7.9%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $52.3M 14.6% 12.8%
Total $705.3M 8.4% 5.5%

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