PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $876 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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August 7, 2019

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $877 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 $876.8 million in local sales tax allocations for August, 4 percent more than in August 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in June by businesses that report tax monthly and on sales made in April, May and June by quarterly filers.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Aug. 2019)
Recipient Aug. 2019
Allocations
Change from
Aug. 2018
Year-to-date
Change
Cities  
$567.8M 3.8% 4.2%
Transit Systems $190.5M 3.9% 3.4%
Counties $53.7M 3.4% 5.4%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $64.9M 7.4% 10.8%
Total $876.8M 4.0% 4.6%

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