DATA: Georgetown continues to see growth in sales tax revenue, but not by much

Despite the closing of nonessential businesses, Georgetown’s slowdown of collected sales tax revenue was less than projected. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Despite the closing of nonessential businesses, Georgetown’s slowdown of collected sales tax revenue was less than projected. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Despite the closing of nonessential businesses, Georgetown’s slowdown of collected sales tax revenue was less than projected. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Despite the closing of nonessential businesses, Georgetown’s slowdown of collected sales tax revenue was less than projected.

Sales tax revenue generated in Georgetown in April totaled $2,355,640, according to numbers released June 10 by the Texas comptroller of public accounts. That figure represents an increase of 0.69% compared to sales tax revenue generated in April 2019.


City officials projected an 8% decrease in April.

June sales tax revenue data is based on April sales from across Texas.

Even with the city closed for the entire month, Georgetown generated $16,300 more in April year over year. In March, which the city was open for about two weeks, it generated $49,134 more in sales tax revenue than it did in March 2019, the state data shows.
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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