DATA: Leander sales tax revenue jumped 40% in May; Cedar Park stayed steady

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Cedar Park sales tax revenue stayed relatively steady in year-over-year data while Leander revenue jumped 40% in May data. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Cedar Park sales tax revenue stayed relatively steady in year-over-year data while Leander revenue jumped 40% in May data. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Sales tax revenue in Leander spiked 40% in May 2020 compared to May 2019 data, according to July 8 data from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

In the same timeframe, Cedar Park sales tax revenue increased 0.18% in year-over-year data.


Leander generated $656,256.89 in May sales tax revenue. In 2020, the city has received $4,281,955.09 in sales tax revenue—a 25.4% year-over-year change.

Cedar Park received $2,370,795.83 in May sales tax revenue. The city has generated about $17.5 million in year-to-date sales tax payments, which is a 3.29% increase in over year-over-year payments.



Here is how sales tax revenues changed year-over-year in May across other Williamson County cities:


  • Georgetown: 11.63% increase

  • Hutto: 36% increase

  • Liberty Hill: 31.44% increase

  • Round Rock: 1.46% decrease

  • Taylor: 12.01% increase

By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in Feb. 2020. She covers the Cedar Park and Leander city councils.


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