Texas saw its sales tax collections rise in April, with revenue of $2.15 billion, an increase of 3.9 percent over the same month last year, the state comptroller’s office said Wednesday.
It was the 37th consecutive month in which sales tax revenue has increased, according to data from the comptroller’s office. Sales tax collection was up 5.5 percent in March. However, it was also the fourth consecutive month in which sales tax collections were below the 8 percent annual average rate that Texas Comptroller Susan Combs had predicted for 2013.
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