Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $751 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 $751.5 million in local sales tax allocations for October, 2.8 percent less than in October 2019. These allocations are based on sales made in August by businesses that report tax monthly.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the Texas economy and sales tax revenue.
And in case you're interested in how other Texas cities compared for the same reporting period, October 2019 vs. October 2020, Austin was down 9.71 percent, Brownsville down 6.55 percent, Dallas up 10.08 percent, El Paso up 2.21 percent, Houston down 11.19 percent, Laredo down 8.80 percent, and San Antonio down 1.80 percent.
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.