The city of Princeton received a sales tax reimbursement check from the Texas State Comptroller this month for $247,730, a 13.96 percent increase from a year ago.
Reimbursements to Texas cities were distributed by the comptroller this month for taxes collected on retail sales made in April.
In June 2018, the check to Princeton was $217,371.
This year the city has been reimbursed $1.5 million, a 13.19 percent increase from the $1.3 million received for the same period in 2018.
Statewide, the comptroller distributed sales tax proceeds to cities totaling $499 million this month, up 9.2 percent from the August 2018 total.
So far this year, cities in Texas have seen a 4.9 percent increase in sales tax proceeds.
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