From Staff Reports
The city of Sachse received a sales tax reimbursement check from the Texas State Comptroller this month for $226,141.84 , which is a 20.7 percent increase from a year ago.
Reimbursements to Texas cities were distributed by the comptroller this month for taxes collected on retail sales made in March.
In May 2014, the check to Sachse was $$187,318.98
For the first five months of this year, the city has been reimbursed $919,133.64, a 34 percent increase from the $685,811.44 received for the same period in 2014.
Statewide, the comptroller distributed sales tax proceeds to cities totaling $498 million this month, up 5.61 percent from the May 2014 total of $472 million.
So far this year, cities in Texas have received $2.2 billion in sales tax proceeds compared to $2.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 6.23 percent.