The city of Tyler has seen recent sales tax growth.
According to the Texas Comptrollerâ€™s Office, Tyler saw a 1.7 percent jump â€” from $3.47 million to $3.53 million â€” in its sales tax allocation this month compared to August 2013.
This monthâ€™s allocation represents activity that took place in June.
Year to date, Tyler has seen a 9.2 percent increase compared to the same time period last year.
Statewide, August sales tax allocations for cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts total $706.9 million, an increase of 5.3 percent compared to August 2013, according to a news release from the Texas Comptrollerâ€™s Office.