Monthly sales tax revenue distributed


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $774.9 million in local sales tax allocations for November. This is five percent more than in November of 2016.

Gonzales County is set to receive $162,579.10 in November allocations, for a year-to-date (YTD) total of $1,940,116.59. At this same time in 2016 the county received $113,713.39 in allocations. In 2015 the allocation was $139,876.99.

The City of Gonzales is also set to get an allocation. The city's cut will be $223,289.51, for a YTD of $2,125,417.25. In this same period in 2016 the city received $184,921.99 in sales tax revenue allocations. In 2015 the city's allocation was $196,290.52.

The City of Nixon will receive $23,195.09 in sales tax allocations, for a YTD of $245,452.28. In the same period last year Nixon received $23,287.30. In 2015 the city got $26,538.96 in October allocations.

Smiley will receive $3,290.03, for a YTD total of $20,165.53. In November of 2016 the city's sales tax revenue allocation was $2,705.69. In the same period in 2015 the allocation was $1,851.22.

Waelder's November allocation will be $3,820.27, for a YTD of 47,120.76. In November of 2016 the city received $3,751.72. In the previous year the city received $5,784.87.

These allocations are based on sales made in September by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in July, August and September by quarterly filers.