Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special-purpose taxing districts will receive $911.9 million in sales tax allocations in February, according to a news release from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
Hegar’s office distributed $709.2 million statewide in January.
Several area cities saw a small increase this month compared to a year ago. Killeen had a slight decrease.
Killeen is expected to receive nearly $2.25 million in sales tax revenue, a .09 percent decrease from the February 2017 allocation.
Nolanville will receive $49,481 this month, a 2.27 percent increase over the same month last year.
Belton will receive $500,021, a .73 percent increase from February 2017.
Harker Heights will receive $739,715, a 1.71 percent increase from February 2017.
Temple is set to receive $2.21 million, a .05 percent increase from February 2017.
Bell County cities received the following sales tax allocations last month:
Killeen received $1.77 million in January.
Nolanville received $50,384 in January.
Belton received $401,471 in January.
Harker Heights received $532,791 in January.
Temple received $1.72 million in January.
Copperas Cove saw a 9.8 percent increase in February allocations from last year; it is set to receive $503,255.
Gatesville saw a 8.43 percent increase in sales tax allocations from last year, receiving $212,397 in February.
Statewide, the total allocations represent a 7.6 percent increase from the allocations distributed in February 2017, with special purpose taxing districts receiving the biggest increase of 17.9 percent from last year.
Coryell County cities received the following sales tax allocations last month:
Cove received $391,466 in January.
Gatesville received $169,868 in January.
Lampasas will receive $171,661 this month, a 5.70 percent decrease over the same month last year.
Kempner will receive $9,487 this month, a 25.76 percent decrease over the same month last year.
Lometa will receive $7,315 this month, a 22.27 percent decrease over the same month last year.
Lampasas County cities received the following sales tax allocations last month:
Lampasas received $150,641 in January.
Kempner received $9,828 in January.
Lometa received $7,168 in January.
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