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Texas sales tax collections went up in July — and were higher than one year ago

Texas collected $2.98 billion in sales tax revenue in July — 4.3% more than in July 2019. Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the number was "better than expected."

A restaurant worker cleans a table at Güeros Taco Bar in South Austin on June 24, 2020.

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