EAST TEXAS – Some regional cities reported major gains in sales tax allocations from the state in January over the past year while others experienced minor gains or sharp drops, according to a report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
They ranged from increases of 57.25 percent in White Oak to a drop of 29.35 percent in Tatum.
The allocations are based on November 2018 sales taxes.
Cities, counties, transit systems, and special-purpose taxing districts will receive $734.7 million in local tax allocations for January, 3.6 percent higher than in January 2018.
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