In some places in Texas, sales tax revenues have risen during the pandemic

In some places in Texas, sales tax revenues have risen during the pandemic

When Texas stores closed and social distancing began at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, sales naturally dropped. So did sales taxes, and local and state government revenues. But not everywhere, it turns out.

San Marcos and other cities have found a way to keep money flowing into their accounts in spite of the economic shutdown: the international shopping venue known as the internet.

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