February’s sales and tax distributions were up for both Brenham and Burton, but down for Washington County.
The county’s rebate this month was $314,569, down 17.25 percent from last February, when it received $380,176. So far in 2020, the county has received $548,093, compared to $642,621 received through this point a year ago, a 14.7 percent decrease.
Brenham received $680,920, a 6.2 percent increase from last February, when it received $641,044. So far this year, the city has received $1,219,398, 5.45 percent above last year’s payment to date of $1,156,369.
Burton’s February rebate was $9,719, up 5.39 percent from when the city received $9,221 last February. This year, the city has received $16,221, a 12.17 percent increase from the $14,460 it received through last February.
Comptroller Glenn Hegar reported the state paid out $1.04 billion in local sales tax allocations in February, up 9.4 percent from last February, and up 7 percent for the year so far.