New Braunfels sales tax is up 4.48 percent in 2017


The city of New Braunfels is on trend to close the year strong for tax revenue, according to a monthly local sales tax allocations report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

The report reveals that New Braunfels will receive $2.4 million in sales tax revenue in December, an increase of 1.98 percent from the same time last year. So far, the city’s sales tax revenue is up 4.48 percent from 2016, spiking to $30.1 million from $28.8 million.

Statewide, $443.5 million has been allocated among all cities this year, an 8.7 percent increase from December 2016.

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Rachel Nelson
Rachel Nelson is editor of the New Braunfels edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covers local business, new development, city and county government, health care, education and transportation. Rachel relocated to Central Texas from Amarillo in 2009 and is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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