All but one Nacogdoches County community saw sales tax revenue increase in June, according to the latest data released by the Texas Comptrollers Office.
Nacogdoches saw sales tax revenue this month increase by 10.27 percent. In June 2018, the city got $483,316 from the comptroller. This month, that check was for $532,986. On the year, the Oldest Town in Texas has seen revenue increase by 2.39%. The first half of 2018 generated some $3.239 million for the city’s coffers. Midway through 2019, the city has added $3.316 million to it’s bankroll.
In Appleby, revenue is down more than 40 percent for both the month and year, according to the comptroller.
June 2019 saw receipts total just $1,817 — a 47.4% drop in sales-tax revenue as compared to the $3,454 doled out in June 2018. So far this year, the city has received some $13,267, which is 42.6% less than the $23,114 paid out to the town in the first half of 2018.
Cushing’s June revenue spiked 52.34 percent from $3,671 paid out by the comptroller in June 2018 to $5,593 this month, according to the data. On the year, the Bearkat’s hometown has seen revenue dip just .46 percent. From January to June 2018, the city received $30,325 in receipts while the first six months of 2019 have generated $30184.
Garrison has seen the second largest month-to-month increase. June 2018 saw sales-tax receipts totaling $4,336 as compared to the $6,576 paid out this month. Revenue is up some 24.68 percent for the year as the city’s coffers have added $36,169 so far in 2019. That’s $7,162 more than was paid out in the first six months of 2018, which saw receipts totaling $29,008.
In Chireno, revenue for the month was up 40.62 percent for a June 2019 total of $2,709 as compared to June 2018’s revenue, which totaled $1,927. On the year, the Home of the Owls has recorded a 47.71 percent jump. From January through June 2018, sales tax receipts totaled $15,242 as compared to the $22,514 paid out in the first half of 2019.
Lufkin’s sales tax revenue was down for the month, but up for the year as of Wednesday’s report from the comptroller.
June 2019 revenue totaled 1.056 million for the city, down 4.54 percent from the $1.107 million generated in June 2018. On the year, revenue for the city is up just .79%. The first half of 2019 generated $7.54 million in Lufkin as compared to $7.486 million in the first six months of 2018.