Local sales tax distributions in Grayson County grew in November. Cities in Grayson County experienced a 7.91 percent increase overall, as sales tax revenue growth for the state remained moderate. The statewide sales tax revenue in October was $2.14 billion, an increase of 5.4 percent compared to October 2012.

Local sales tax distributions in Grayson County grew in November. Cities in Grayson County experienced a 7.91 percent increase overall, as sales tax revenue growth for the state remained moderate. The statewide sales tax revenue in October was $2.14 billion, an increase of 5.4 percent compared to October 2012.


Grayson County cities experienced an overall increase to $2,296,884.85 from the same period last year. Sales tax revenue has increased 5.35 percent, year to date from last year.


"Growth in sales tax revenues was led by collections from the telecommunications sector," State Comptroller Susan Combs said. "The construction sector also showed significant gains. State sales tax revenue has increased for 43 consecutive months."


Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their November local sales tax allocations totaling $654.6 million, up 7 percent compared to November 2012.


Sherman’s sales tax revenue soared 15.17 percent to $1,433,742.02. The city’s 2013 payments to date total $14,917,463.88, up 4.65 percent compared to last year. Denison’s sales tax allocation was down by 8.26 percent when compared with the same month last year. The city brought in $556,890.88. Payments to date are up 4.26 percent for the year, to $4,999,885.83.


Bells’ allocation for November is $22,981.94, up 7.25 percent from the same month last year. Collinsville’s is $12,708.13, up 18.04 percent. Dorchester’s is $346.30, up 28.03 percent. Gunter’s is $12,073.95, down 4.22 percent. Howe’s is $23,618.22, down 2.42 percent. Knollwood’s is $4,349.64, down 2.85 percent. Pottsboro’s is $54,198.11, up 29.15 percent. Sadler’s is $1,088.09, down 26.78 percent. Southmayd’s is $6,305.13, down 56.61 percent. Tioga’s is $9,618.66, down 1.38 percent. Tom Bean’s is $6,729.80, down 9.17 percent. Van Alstyne’s is $73,450.48, up 7.7 percent. Whitesboro’s is $65,051.87, down 2.91 percent. Whitewright’s is $23,934.07, up 8.03 percent.


The sales tax figures represent September sales reported by monthly tax filers and July, August and September sales reported by quarterly filers.


For details of local sales tax allocations in August to individual cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose districts, locate the Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports on the Comptroller’s website at www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/allocsum/compsum.html.


Previous months’ reports:


Grayson County sales tax receipts see growth (October)


Grayson County sales tax receipts flat for the month (September)


Steady climb of local sales tax receipts continues (August)


Local sales tax receipts continue growth (July)


Local sales tax receipts on rise (June)


Local sales tax receipts climb slightly (May)


Local sales tax receipts remain flat (April)


Local sales tax receipts level off (March)


Sales tax receipts in Grayson County continue growth (February)


Sales tax receipts kick off year with increase (January)


Local sales tax receipts back up after decrease last month (December, 2012)


October sales tax receipts dip in Grayson County (November, 2012)