Announcement comes: Going up!

August 28, 2013
With a few exceptions, most area cities see healthy rise in sales tax revenues

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced early in August that state sales tax revenue in July was $2.2 billion, up 7.3 percent compared to July 2012.

“Texas sales tax revenue has increased for 40 consecutive months,” Combs said. “The retail trade sector bolstered the latest growth in monthly revenue, and collections from the construction and the oil and natural gas sectors continued to show strength.”

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