That represents a 20.6% increase from the monthly allocation in October 2020. Allocations made in October are based on sales made in August by businesses that report taxes monthly.
The statewide trend holds true locally, also.
According to the comptroller’s office, Keller will collect a payment of nearly $1.2 million this October, a 19.6% increase from the payment it received in October 2020. For the year, the nearly $11.7 million Keller has collected from sales tax is up 11.87% from a year prior at this point.
Roanoke will receive a payment of $1.6 million, which represents a 14.9% increase from the sales tax revenue it took in October 2020. For the year, the $16.7 million the city has collected is up 16.4% from 2020.
Finally, Fort Worth is set to receive $15.5 million—up 18.4% from October 2020. The city has collected $155 million so far in 2020, up 13.4% from 2020.