TX Sales Tax Allocations Up Countywide

Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special-purpose taxing districts will receive $862 million in sales tax allocations in May, according to a news release from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

Killeen is expected to receive $2.35 million in sales tax revenue, an 8.71 percent increase from May 2017’s allocation, the release stated.

Statewide, the total allocations represent a 9.4 percent increase from the allocations distributed in May 2017, with Texas special districts received the biggest increase of 20.6 percent from last year.

Bell County

The county will receive $1.87 million in sales tax allocations in May, an increase of 6.69 percent from this time last year.  Harker Heights will receive $689,872, a 7.75 percent increase from May 2017.  Nolanville saw a sales tax percentage increase for the past month, receiving $57,750 this month, 4.93 percent higher over the same month last year.  Temple is set to receive $2.12 million, a 5.05 percent increase from last year’s allocation.  Belton will receive $506,855, a 3.56 percent increase from last May.

Coryell County

Coryell County will receive $244,090 for a 14.9 percent increase over last year’s allocations.  Copperas Cove saw a 15.45 percent increase in May allocations from last year; it is set to receive $510,594.  Gatesville saw an 9.58 percent increase in sales tax allocations, receiving $510,594 in May.

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