Georgetown businesses rake in $3.3M in sales tax revenue in September

The city raked in about $3.33 million, bringing the year-over-year growth to 32.65%, data shows. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The city raked in about $3.33 million, bringing the year-over-year growth to 32.65%, data shows. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city raked in about $3.33 million, bringing the year-over-year growth to 32.65%, data shows. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Georgetown saw its greatest year-over-year increase in sales tax revenue so far this year in September, according to data released in November by the Texas State Comptroller's Office.

The city raked in about $3.33 million, bringing the year-over-year growth to 32.65%, data shows.


In late March, when the coronavirus pandemic first began in Central Texas, city officials feared that the closing of stores in April would negatively impact its sales tax revenue, which funds about 8.4% of the city’s budget.

That proved not to be the case; in fact, Georgetown retail spending has exceeded expectations, recording year-over-year increases each month in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic, data shows.

Here is a breakdown.


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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