Rebate check increases 17.29%
The City of Teague has received a check in the amount of $39,797.92 for their portion of the state sales tax rebate sent out each month by the State Comptroller?s office.
The January rebate check is a 17.29 percent increase from the $33,931.19 check sent to the city at this time last year.
Three quarters of all sales tax rebate checks sent to the City of Teague are deposited into the general fund for local operations and the remaining twenty-five percent of the check is deposited into the Teague Economic Development Corporation?s fund account.
According to Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, the State of Texas has distributed total net payments of $647.4 million in monthly sales tax revenue to Texas cities for the month of January. The number is 4.9 percent more than the total from 2015.
The City of Fairfield received a check in amount of $121,440.43 this month. The check is 12.23 percent less than the $128,669.81 check received at this time last year.
This year, the City of Wortham has received checks totaling $8,518.74, a decrease of 14.39 percent from the $9,950.73 check received at this time last year.
The City of Streetman received a check in the amount of $2,995.18 this month. The check is 12.23 percent less than the $3,412.85 check received at this time last year.
The January sales tax allocations as a whole in Freestone County totaled $172,752.27, a decrease of .02 percent from the $175,964.58 received in January of last year.
Anderson County January sales tax allocations totaled $471,562.43, a .01 percent increase from the $467,271.35 received at this time last year.
January sales tax allocations for Leon County totaled $154,883.33, 1.03 percent higher than the $134,981.52 received in January 2016.
Limestone County received sales tax allocations in the amount of $274,602.54, an increase of .07 percent from last years total of $257,639.45.
January sales tax allocations for Navarro County totaled $513,725.89, a decrease of .04 percent from the $530,153.25. received in January of last year.