Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributes $1.05 billion in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to local governments
AUSTIN - Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $1.05 billion in local sales tax allocations for February, 0.7 percent more than in February 2020. These allocations are based on sales made in December by businesses that report tax monthly; October, November and December sales by quarterly filers; and 2020 sales by businesses that report tax annually. And in case you're interested in how other Texas cities compared for the same reporting period, February 2020 vs. February 2021, Austin was down 4.67 percent, Brownsville down 2.71 percent, Dallas up 1.91 percent, El Paso down .66 percent, Houston down 3.72 percent, Laredo down .91 percent, and San Antonio up .52 percent.
For details on January sales tax allocations to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, visit the Comptroller’s Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports.