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New Braunfels’ sales tax soars - City’s gross sales tax for fiscal year climbed almost $2 million

As printed in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, November 15, 2019

It was a good year for sales in the city of New Braunfels.

City staff announced earlier this week that with the September figures in, they could put together a picture of fiscal year 2018-19 to compare with fiscal year 2017-18.

“With the release of the September figures, we are able to report that gross sales tax collections for FY 2018-19 (October-September) has increased by approximately $1.9 million or 6.02% in comparison to the previous fiscal year,”

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Best places to live in Texas

If it seems like Texas dominates every time a new “Best of” list comes out, it’s because it does. Texas occupies 20 spots on U.S. News and World Report's new list of the 125 Best places to live in America. “Austin ranks No. 1 for the second year running, and San Antonio clocks in at number 14 on the list,” said KSAT. The two cities are not only some of the best places to live in Texas, but across the country.

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