Harlingen sales tax receipts rise 12 percentHarlingen sales tax receipts rise 12 percenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=92752012-10-18T12:22:00Z2012-10-18T00:00:00Z

HARLINGEN - Harlingen has received more than $1.6 million in sales tax in October 2012, almost a 12 percent increase from the $1,527,978 received in October 2011.

San Benito sales tax increased 3.47 percent to $320,495 from $309,720 in October 2011.

Brownsville saw a slight decrease in its sales tax receipts. The city received $2,571,406 down 1.29 percent from the $2,605,230 received in October 2011. In September, the city received $2,895,305, about $300,000 more than September 2011.

Overall, the state’s share of sales tax was $1.96 billion, an 11.6 percent increase from September of last year.

For cities and counties, see the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

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