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Sales tax collections up 4.2 percent in December

Posted Feb. 14, 2019

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Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in December 2018 totaled $16,609,171, up from December 2017 by $674,854, or 4.2 percent.

The city anticipates collecting $163,151,802 by fiscal year end, which matches original estimates in the FY2019 adopted budget.

Sales tax revenue represents 22.3 percent of the city’s General Fund budget. This is the second largest revenue source, with property taxes being the largest.

For the Crime Control and Prevention District, sales tax revenue represents the largest revenue source.

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