Sales tax revenues show increase
AUSTIN - Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $817 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 5.4 percent more than in November 2017. The City of Aransas Pass will receive an increase of more than 18 percent for the month, as well as more than 31 percent, year to date.
The neighboring City of Ingleside will receive an increase of more than 321 percent for the month, and an overall increase of more than 58 percent, year to date. Ingleside on the Bay will receive an increase of more than 20 percent for the month, but an overall increase of a little more than three percent year to date.
These allocations are based on sales made in September by businesses that report tax monthly.
The November allocations totaled $535.8 million to Cities, an increase of 5.6 percent from November 2017, and year-to-date increase of 7.9 percent. The allocations total $50.6 million to Counties, an increase of 10.3 percent from November 2017, and year-todate increase of 14.3 percent.
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