Texas State Comptroller Glen Hegar reports that sales tax collections statewide in October amounted to some $2.6 Billion.
Cities, Counties, Transit Systems, and Special Purpose taxing districts are getting checks now for their part of the collections, some $761 million worth. The payments, according to Hegar, average 9.5% higher than the same period last year.
Local checks that are now in or in the mail are:
Lampasas County $67,590 Up 10.23%
City of Lampasas $155, 655. Up 10.03%
City of Lometa $5,988 Down 4.31%
City of Kempner $7,415 Down 14.11%
City of San Saba $39,301 Down 11.94%
City of Burnet $163,117 Up 16.31%
City of Copperas Cove $444,099 Up 18.45%
City of Gatesville $169,547 Down .03% City of Goldthwaite $35,237 Up 8,57%