Texas Comptroller Glenn Hagar  announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $861.8 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 9.4 percent more than in May 2017. 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.

LOCAL SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS (May 2018)
Recipient May 2018
Allocations
Change from
May 2017
Year-to-date
Change
Cities $557.9M ↑8.4% ↑6.9%
Counties $52.6M ↑13.2% ↑13.6%
Transit Systems $189.5M ↑8.1% ↑5.5%
Special Purpose Taxing Districts $61.8M ↑20.6% ↑17.6%
Total $861.8M 9.4% 7.7%