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Sales Tax Revenues Up in Walker County

Texas Comptroller’s Report shows increased sales tax revenue in Walker County in 2015


 

A report released this month by Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar shows that Walker County as well as the cities of Riverside, Huntsville and New Waverly are all receiving higher sales tax revenues than last year.

Mr. Hegar attributes the statewide revenue increases to business spending, specifically from the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors.  Total sales tax revenues this year in Texas are up 11.2% compared to 2014.

A comparison of the 2014 and 2015 revenues from the Comptroller’s report is listed below:

New Waverly

  • 99.91% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • 58.8% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this time last year.
  • $105,622.38 – amount of sales tax revenue received by the City of New Waverly YTD 2015

Huntsville

  • 7.08% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • 9.02% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this time last year.
  • $1,402,686.48 – amount of sales tax revenue received by the City of Huntsville YTD 2015

Riverside

  • 7.44% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • 7.93% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • $21,984.77 – amount of sales tax revenue received by City of Riverside YTD 2015

Walker County

  • 11.07% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • 9.86% – Increase in sales tax revenue over this period last year.
  • $585,631.18 – amount of sales tax revenue received by Walker County YTD 2015

 

 

Click HERE for the full list of Texas county revenues.

Click HERE for the full list of Texas city revenues.

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