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Anderson County Texas Sales Tax Revenues Up


The past 26 consecutive months have shown steady sales tax growth in Texas, according to Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs. State sales tax revenue was up 7.3 percent for May 2012 collections over May 2011.

Anderson County received $189,259, an increase of “…$15,951, or 9.2 percent over last year’s June payment of $173,308.” So far this year, the County has continued to show strong overall growth with an increase of 11.40 percent over 2011 payments.

The following cities also showed sales tax revenue increases:

  • Palestine - .14 percent increase
  • Elkhart – 29.55 percent increase

The City of Franklin showed a 6.16 percent decrease.

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”