State Spending: Where the Money Goes
You pay for your government, and you deserve to know how it spends your money. Use the tools and information on this page to search the state check register, track state spending and see your tax dollars at work.
Check Register Search Tools
The search tools gather an immense amount of data and can take a few minutes to fully load. These tools will open a new window or tab where you can enter search criteria. If you need additional assistance with your search, try our help pages.
Find out how much individual state agencies, colleges and universities spend, and who they're buying from.
Look up travel expenses and view a clickable pie chart for payment details.
See all agency expenditures across the state in broad spending categories, including category and object codes.
State law requires Texas state agencies to publish the purpose of each grant exceeding $25,000 awarded from state appropriations on their websites. View the list and links here.
Visualizing Expenditures and Trends
The Comptroller’s data visualization tools turn otherwise complicated data into easy-to-understand graphics, to help you understand how your tax dollars are spent now and in the past.