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Monday, July 16th, 2012

San Marcos, Kyle see another sales tax windfall

The city of San Marcos has received sales tax revenues of $1,544,964 from retail sales that occurred in May, an increase of $121,140, or 8.51 percent over May 2011. The state of Texas as a whole was up by 7.3 percent.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Prime Outlets expansion pulling more sales tax than city projected

A major renovation of Prime Outlets completed more than two years ago is generating considerably more revenue than projected when the city council agreed to an economic development subsidy for the expansion.