Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 20, 2022 As we enter severe weather season, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 25. The comptroller’s office … Continue reading Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies

Sales tax allocations strong for county, city

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 16, 2022 Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last week that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $913.3 million in local sales tax allocations for March, 19.8 percent more than in March 2021. Locally, Hill County's March allocation came to $378,138.16, up 43 percent compared to … Continue reading Sales tax allocations strong for county, city

January sales tax allocations distributed to cities, counties

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 19, 2022 Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last week that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $992.9 million in local sales tax allocations for January, 26.8 percent more than in January 2021. Locally, Hill County's payment was $264,630.66 for January, less than a one-percent decrease … Continue reading January sales tax allocations distributed to cities, counties

Comptroller releases sales tax allocations

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 15, 2021 Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last week that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $936 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 18.4 percent more than in December 2020. Locally, Whitney's allocation came to $58,353.13, up eight percent from last December. So … Continue reading Comptroller releases sales tax allocations

Area sales tax numbers look good in November

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 17, 2021 Area sales tax allocations remained strong when Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released November figures last week. Whitney's November payment came to $87,028.48, up 33 percent from last November. Year-to-date figures show Whitney taking in $727,629.29 so far in 2021, up 12 percent compared to the same period in 2020. … Continue reading Area sales tax numbers look good in November