Texas will distribute $433.1 million of sales tax collections to local governments this month, an increase of 7.1% from March 2010. Local sales tax allocation for the first three months of the calendar year are up 7.9% from 2010.

Comptroller Susan Combs said sales tax revenues were up in February for the 11th straight month of year-to-year increases. Total collections of $1.75 billion was an increase of almost 10% from February 2010, she said.

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