Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes Nearly $1.1 Billion 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 $1.06 billion in local sales tax allocations for May, 28.4 percent more than in May 2020 and 21.9 percent more than in May 2019.

These allocations are based on sales made in March by businesses that report tax monthly and sales made in January, February and March by quarterly filers.

RecipientMay 2021 AllocationsChange from May 2020Year-to-Date Change
Cities $692.3M↑30.1%↑7.0%
Transit
Systems
$217.9M↑24.8%↑2.1%
Counties$62.2M↑20.6%↑0.6%
Special
Purpose
Taxing
Districts
 $85.4M↑30.1%↑8.9%
Total $1.06B↑28.4%↑5.7%

For details on May sales tax allocations to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, visit the Comptroller’s Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports.


For more information please visit: comptroller.texas.gov

Texas comptroller’s of public accounts
may 12, 2021