Comptroller Susan Combs Distributes $575 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments
Sep 25, 2013 | 502 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Comptroller Susan Combs Distributes $575 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced today that state sales tax revenue in August was $2.39 billion, up 2.1 percent compared to August 2012. 

“The latest monthly gains were led by sectors such as construction and the restaurant industry,” Combs said. “For the recently ended fiscal year, state sales tax revenue totaled $25.8 billion, an increase of 7.2 percent from fiscal 2012. Both business and consumer spending contributed to the gains for the year.”

Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their September local sales tax allocations totaling $575 million, up 2.8 percent compared to September 2012.

Local Sales Tax Allocations (September 2013)
RecipientSeptember 2013

Allocations
Change from

September 2012
Year-to-date

Change
Cities $379.2M 3.5% 6.3%
Counties $36.6M 3.1% 6.6%
Transit Systems $128.8M 1.9% 6.6%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $30.4M 5.8% 11.9%
Total  $575.0M 2.8% 6.7%

The sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in July.

For details of local sales tax allocations in September to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, locate the Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports on the Comptroller’s Web site at www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/allocsum/compsum.html.

—30—

Go to Facebook Join the discussion and connect with the Texas Comptroller on Facebook for the latest economic news, surveys and more.

Follow us on Twitter! Get quick Comptroller news and information you need to do business in Texas.

Comments
(0)
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet