Texas saw its sales tax collections rise in June, with revenue of $2.17 billion, an increase of 9.1 percent over the same month last year, the state comptroller’s office said.
It was the 39th consecutive month in which sales tax revenue has increased, according to data from the comptroller’s office. Sales tax collection was up 7.9 percent in May.
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