September Sales Tax Revenue Increases in Texas and Lubbock
State sales tax revenue continues to increase in Texas and Lubbock, according to the Texas Comptroller's Office. The sales tax revenue reports released today indicate that $551 million dollars were distributed to local and county governments, an increase of 11.6 percent compared to September of 2011.
Lubbock received $4.59 million an increase of 5 percent compared to September of 2011. Year-to-date, Lubbock’s Sales Tax Allocations are $45.9 million, an increase of 7.2 percent compared to this point last year.
Other cities on the South Plains and Panhandle saw great increases as well. Levelland received $327,462.97, an increase of 14.6 % from September of 2011 and year to date increase of 8% from last year. Muleshoe received 46,559.29, an 18.4% increase from September of 2011 and a year to date increase of 4.05%.
Midland received $4.3 million, an increase of 15.7% from September of last year and year to date, Midland is up 16.7% from year to date totals from last year at this time. Amarillo received $5.3 million, 6.3% increase from September 2011 and up 4.9% in year to do date numbers from September of last year.