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Thursday, February 9th, 2012

San Marcos sales tax revenue up 5.61 percent

Retail sales in December increased the state’s sales tax allocation to San Marcos this month by 5.61 percent compared to last year’s payment, and generated revenues of $2,498,940.11.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

San Marcos sales tax revenue up 2.1 percent

Retail sales in October increased the state’s sales tax allocation to San Marcos this month by 2.1 percent compared to last year’s payment, and generated revenues of $1,469,291.46.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

Monday, August 15th, 2011

San Marcos, Hays County see sales tax gains

Sales tax allocations to San Marcos this month will exceed last month's disbursement by 23 percent, according to figures released by the state comptroller this week.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Holiday sales set San Marcos tax revenue record

The city of San Marcos has received record sales tax collections of $2,366,150.40 for retail activity in December, the highest windfall in the city's history.

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

San Marcos marks big gain in sales tax revenue

The city of San Marcos has received sales tax collections of $1,439,064.34 for sales in October — an increase of $217,625.96 or 17.82 percent above October 2009.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Sales tax collections up in San Marcos, Hays County

San Marcos sales tax collections moved ahead in July with a 9.91 percent increase in revenues, reflecting May 2010 retail sales compared to May 2009.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Corridor cities see further sales tax decreases

Sales tax revenues for November for the entire state of Texas were released by State Comptroller Susan Combs this week and there is little for San Marcos, Kyle or Buda to cheer about.

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