AUSTIN— Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced in December he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $627.6 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 0.These allocations are based on sales made in October by monthly filers .2 percent more than in December 2015.

AUSTIN— Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced in December he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $627.6 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 0.These allocations are based on sales made in October by monthly filers .2 percent more than in December 2015.
For the month of December, the City of Ballinger received $46,535.18 which is down 5.27 percent from last year's take of $49,125.17. However, sales tax is up overall for the year with Ballinger receiving $1,052,844.04 year to date which up from the same time in 2015 when
the city had received $926,016.52.
Sales tax in Winters was down more than 22 percent for December with receipts totaling $16,511.01 down from $21,286.58 during the same period last year. Year to date receipts are down 9.92 percent with $235,512.83 received so far this year, down from $261,472.60 received
during the same time last year.
Receipts in Miles were down with $4,370.74 received for December, which is 9.79 percent less than last year's take of $4,845.14. Year to date, sales tax is up 5.28 percent in Miles with $64,690.99 received so far this year up from $61,441.87 at the same time in 2015.
Sales tax is down 20.45 percent in Runnels County with receipts totaling $25,946.67 for December, down from $32,618.95 in 2015. Year to date, sales tax is up in the county more than seven percent, with $507,331.30 received so far this year over $473,781.06 received at the same in 2015.
“The cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, El Paso and San Antonio continue to see significant increases in sales tax allocations,” Hegar said. “The cities of Houston, Sugar Land and Plano saw noticeable
decreases in sales tax allocations.”