In Runnels County, tax revenue was up and down for cities and the county according to the report.

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced March 7 he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $670.9 million in local sales tax allocations for March, 8.3 percent more than in March 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in January by businesses that report tax monthly.

In Runnels County, tax revenue was up and down for cities and the county according to the report.

Ballinger received $45,250.09 up 23.4 percent over last year’s allocation of $36,716.52. So far this year, Ballinger has received $251,779.35 down 4.42 percent over last year’s YTD total of $263,437.10.

Winters tax receipts were down from the same period last with the allocation at $17,950.40 down 11.43 percent from last year’s allocation of $20,267.10. Year to date totals were up 6.85 percent for Winters with $62,473.10 received over last year’s total of $58,466.16.

Miles’ sales tax receipts dipped 1.01 percent with $4,483.60 being allocated this period over last year’s $4,529.52 allocation. So far this year, Miles has received $15,964.82 up 10.10 percent over last year’s year to date total of $14,499.67.

Runnels County showed almost a 45 percent increase over last year with $28,216.51 allocated over last year’s $19,477.10 during the same period. Receipts are also up for the year with $126,814.08 received year to date up 9.15 percent over the same time last year when a total of $116,179.69 had been received.