SEAGOVILLE – Sales tax collections for the City of Seagoville are on pace to set an all-time high this year, according to data released by the Texas Comptroller’s office. The City has received $1,607,757.11 over the first six months of 2018.
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Seagoville received an allocation of $251,356.47 in June 2018 — sales taxes collected in April and tallied in May — which was $3,895.90 less than the previous year. However, the City has earned more revenue in four of the first six months of this year compared to the same time frame in 2017.
Last year’s total allocation of $3,180,453.31 was up $1.9 million from sales taxes ($1,268,401.38) collected in 2003 prior to Walmart opening its doors. This year, Seagoville is on pace to surpass $3.2 million — a whopping $2 million increase over the past 15 years.
The City of Crandall received an allocation of $36,721.18 this month – an increase of $2,450.14 from the same month last year. Similar to Seagoville, Crandall is on pace to eclipse the $488,703.02 in sales tax collected a year ago.
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The City of Combine received an allocation of $5001.19 recently, which was $61.10 less than the same month in 2017. The City earned $65,130.01 in sales taxes last year, and is on pace to receive a similar amount in 2018.
Source: Texas Comptroller’s Office