Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.86 billion in July, 4.3% more than in July 2018.

Total sales tax revenue for the three months ending in July 2019 was up 5.6% compared to the same period a year ago. Sales tax is the largest source of state funding for the state budget, accounting for 57% of all tax collections. In July 2019, Texas collected the following revenue from other major taxes: motor vehicle sales and rental taxes-$483.6 million, up 10.6% from July 2018; motor fuel taxes-$311.1 million, down 0.6% from July 2018; natural gas production taxes-$129 million, up 11.3% from July 2018; and oil production taxes-$312.4 million, up 7% from July 2018.

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