Farmersville sales tax revenue increases

by | Jun 20, 2019 | Latest

An increase in sales tax revenue was seen for the April 2019 distribution by the comptroller’s office. Shopping local benefit the city by increasing sales tax dollars, a portion of which goes back to the city through the Farmersville Economic Development and Farmersville Community Development Corporations. (Courtesy photo)

The city of Farmersville received a sales tax reimbursement check from the Texas State Comptroller this month for $81,538, a 13.04 percent increase from a year ago.

Reimbursements to Texas cities were distributed by the comptroller this month for taxes collected on retail sales made in April.

In June 2018, the check to Farmersville was $72,128.

This year the city has been reimbursed $484,027, a 6.81 percent increase from the $453,152 received for the same period in 2018.

Statewide, the comptroller distributed sales tax proceeds to cities totaling $499 million this month, up 9.2 percent from the August 2018 total. So far this year, cities in Texas have seen a 4.9 percent increase.

From Staff Reports • [email protected]

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