The month of June once again showed notable increases in sales and tax distributions for local entities, but only for Brenham and Washington County.
The county’s rebate this month was $287,873, a 25.7 percent jump from a payment of $229,001 last June. So far in 2021, the county has received $1,655,288, up 11.95 percent when compared to last year’s payment-to-date of $1,478,515.
The City of Brenham received $676,975 in June, 24.92 percent up from when it received $541,895 last June. The city’s receipts through June 2021 total $3,773,947, up 11.91 percent from a year ago, when the city had received $3,372,031.
Burton’s rebate was down 25.76 percent, receiving $6,898 this month in comparison to $9,293 last June. So far this year, the city has received $43,486, down 1.6 percent from the $44,196 it received through this point last year.
Comptroller Glenn Hegar reported that, for the month of June, the state paid out $907.6 million in local sales tax allocations, up 31.5 percent from last June and up 9.4 percent for the year at this time.