Sales tax receipts rise across Coastal BendSales tax receipts rise across Coastal Bendhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=92892012-11-12T13:45:00Z2012-10-17T00:00:00Z

COASTAL BEND - About $10.6 million in payments came back in October to the 34 cities in the region that receive monthly sales tax allocations, according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office.

The five counties that charge sales taxes — Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg and Live Oak — combined received more than $1.5 million in October. Corpus Christi received more than $6.2 million in October, or about 7.6 percent more than in October 2011.

For the year, Corpus Christi has amassed more than $60.3 million in sales tax allocations, which is an increase of 14.9 percent compared with what was received by October 2011.

Below are the cities with the largest percentage increase in the region.

Coastal Bend Cities Sales Tax Receipts October 2012 YTD
City Sales Tax
Receipts YTD
Change from
2011 YTD
Three Rivers $836,749 79.9%
George West $832,083 75.0%
Gregory $158,016 63.6%
Orange Grove $455,202 56.1%

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

Read more at the Corpus Christi Caller Times.

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