Graford received a 5.2 percent drop in its sales tax rebate this month.
Graford received a check of $6,748, down from last year’s rebate of $7,117. So far this year, Graford is down more than 17.5 percent at $41,375 compared to $50,168 at this time last year.
Mineral Wells again received a bigger check, $287,176, 4.1 percent more than the $275,858 last year. So far, Mineral Wells has received over $1.9 million, up just over 2 percent from last year’s nearly $1.825 million.
Mingus’ rebate was up close to 47.75 percent with a check of $1,977. Mingus is over 6.5 percent higher this year, having received $9,553 compared to last year’s total at this time of $8,968.
Strawn had another significant increase, receiving $11,812, close to 44 percent more compared to last year’s check of $8,221. This year, Strawn has received $69,333, up just over 30 percent from last year’s $53,241.
Gordon received a big increase as well, receiving $6,053, up 37.5 percent. This year, the town has received $34,465, up 16.1 percent from the $29,685 received last year.
The total rebates for county communities in June were $313,768, up more than 5.6 percent compared to last year’s $296,937. For 2014, county communities have received an improvement of slightly more than 2.5 percent at just over $2 million.
This month, Palo Pinto County’s rebate was up more than 6.1 percent compared to last year. The county’s rebate was $126,785 compared to $119,467 last year. For 2014, county sales tax rebates are up just over 1.75 percent, having received $730,268.