MONEY

Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special-purpose taxing districts will receive $695.2 million in sales tax allocations in December, according to a news release from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

Killeen is expected to receive $1.7 million in sales tax revenue, a 2.14 percent increase from December 2016’s allocation, the release stated.

Statewide, the total allocations represent a 10.8 percent increase from the allocations distributed in December 2016, with special purpose taxing districts receiving the biggest increase of 23.0 percent from last year.

Bell County

The county will receive $1.46 million in sales tax allocations in December, an increase of 4.58 percent from this time last year.

Nolanville saw a large sales tax percentage increase for the past month, receiving $50,004 this month, a 19.12 percent increase over the same month last year.

Belton will receive $389,833, a 7.75 percent increase from last December’s allocations.

Harker Heights will receive $481,629, a 1.21 percent increase from December 2016.

Temple is set to receive $1.70 million, an 8.73 percent increase from last year’s allocation.

Coryell County

Coryell County will receive $192,272 for a 14.83 percent increase.

Copperas Cove saw a 16.06 percent increase in December allocations from last year; it is set to receive $374,902.

Gatesville saw a 10.42 percent increase in sales tax allocations, receiving $170,066 in December.

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