AUSTIN – Sales tax in Runnels County was up for the cities of Ballinger, Winters and Miles, but down for Runnels County, according to figures from the June allocation.

AUSTIN – Sales tax in Runnels County was up for the cities of Ballinger, Winters and Miles, but down for Runnels County, according to figures from the June allocation.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Thursday he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $640 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 3.6 percent more than in June 2016. These allocations are based on sales made in April by businesses that report tax monthly.

Ballinger received $47,989.13 for the June allocation, up 7.26 percent over last year’s allocation of $44,739.06. Year to date, Ballinger has received $551,091.04, down .08 percent over the same time last year when $551,542.86 had been received.

Winters received $18,562.96, up 37.79 percent over last year when $13,471.71 had been received. Year to date, Winters has received $137,103.92 up 6,84 percent from the 2016 allocation when $128,325.86 was received.

The City of Miles received $4,485.96, up 5.96 percent over last year’s take of $4,233.34. The year to date receipts for miles are $33,135.96 down 13.5 percent over the same time last year when $38,310.41 was received.

Runnels County received $23,962.90 down from the same time last year when $24,761.59 was received. So far this year, Runnels County has received $261,520.58, down 4.12 percent from last year’s receipts of $272,782.86.