Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $773 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

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October 09, 2019
October 9, 2019

Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $773 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 $773.1 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 5.1 percent more than in October 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.
LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (Oct. 2019)
Recipient Oct. 2019
Allocations
Change from
Oct. 2018
Year-to-date
Change
Cities    $493.1M 3.9% 4.7%
Transit Systems $172.3M 7.8% 3.9%
Counties $49.0M 1.5% 5.2%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $58.7M 10.5% 11.2%
Total $773.1M 5.1% 5.0%
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.
Contact:
Phallan Davis, Marketing & Communications Manager
(512) 303-9700