The sales and use tax for the city is 8.25%. The State of Texas receives 6.25% and the City receives 2% of this tax. The proceeds from the City's portion of this tax are used to support the general operations of the City and to provide funds for infrastructure improvements and economic development. Specifically, 1.5% of this tax is deposited in the General Fund of the City, .25% is governed by a private non-profit economic development corporation (established pursuant to Section 4A of the Texas Development Corporation Act of 1979), and the remaining .25% is governed by a private non-profit corporation designed to make infrastructure improvements to attract economic activity to the community (established pursuant to Section 4B of the Texas Development Corporation Act of 1979).
The State Comptroller's Office
provides a complete history of sales tax collections for the City of Wichita Falls.