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Elgin increases sales tax revenue, county collects less

Elgin increases sales tax revenue, county collects less

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Elgin and Smithville saw increases in their sales tax revenue this month compared to last year, while revenue gained by Bastrop and the county decreased compared to July 2018. According to the latest data from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website, cities in Texas were given a total of $489 million in sales tax revenue during the latest period, a 0.38 percent increase from last year, and $3.5 billion since the beginning of the year, a 4.3 percent increase from the same timeframe in 2018. All counties were given a total of $47 million in sales tax revenue during the ...

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