The Lake Conroe area cities generally saw improvements in sales tax revenue in May, according to reports from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Released July 8, the revenue represents what each city generated in sales tax in May.
Conroe collected $4,187,300.58, an 11.59% increase from the $3,752,327.86 collected in May 2019. This also represents an increase from April’s sales tax revenue of $3,532,043. Year to date, the city has collected $28,752,937.03, a 3.98% increase from what it had collected year-to-date in May 2019.
Montgomery collected $231,928.50 in May. This is a 22.23% increase from its May revenue in 2019. This is also a 5.61% increase from its revenue in April 2020, which was $219,615.98. City officials have previously predicted the city would be in good financial standing through the pandemic. Year to date, Montgomery has collected $1,297,973.72, a 8.11% decrease from 2019’s revenue.
Willis also collected $259,033.49 in May. This is a 28.72% increase from its May 2019 revenue, and an almost 15% increase from its April 2020 revenue. Year to date, the city has collected $1,899,036.25, a 21.07% increase from 2019’s revenue.