Sales Tax Revenue Distribution to Local Government

TEXAS – Compared to June 2013, state sales tax revenue was up 3.7 percent, $2.24 billion, said Comptroller Susan Combs.

“Sales tax revenues continue to grow at a moderate pace.  The increase was led by remittances from the wholesale trade, services and restaurant sectors.  Fiscal year-to-date collections have now grown by 5.2 percent.”

Cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will received their July sales tax allocations totaling $602.5 million, up 4.2 percent compare to the same time last year.

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