Texas – Town of Boone Sues Watauga County Over Sales Tax Distribution

One threat, three illegal backroom agreements, seven years, and more than $16 million in lost revenue to date. These are the allegations the Town of Boone outlines in a lawsuit filed Feb. 20 in Watauga County Superior Court. The case, Continue reading Texas – Town of Boone Sues Watauga County Over Sales Tax Distribution

Texas – Cities And Retailers Are Using Tax Loophole To Snatch Sales Tax Revenue From Other Communities

Nobody likes paying taxes, but at least in the case of local sales taxes, you expect that the money is going to address the needs of your community. Those taxes should help ease traffic congestion, remove graffiti or fix the Continue reading Texas – Cities And Retailers Are Using Tax Loophole To Snatch Sales Tax Revenue From Other Communities

Texas – $764 Million Distributed In Monthly Sales Tax Revenue To Local Governments

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $763.8 million in local sales tax allocations for January, four percent more than in January 2019. These allocations are based on sales made in Continue reading Texas – $764 Million Distributed In Monthly Sales Tax Revenue To Local Governments

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $3 Billion In December

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $3.01 billion in December, 4.8 percent more than in December 2018. “Growth in state sales tax revenue was led by receipts from the construction, information services and restaurant sectors,” Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $3 Billion In December

TEXAS – Comptroller Recently Released Publication For Taxability Of Security Services

Security Services in Texas Are now Taxable. You can find A list of The types of Companies which are required To remit and collect Taxes On the Texas comptroller website. Full Publication Here: Texas Comptoller comptroller.texas.gov

TEXAS – Dallas Owes $5.2 Million To State In Sales Tax Overpayments

Dallas must return $5.2 million to the state after Texas overpaid the city in sales tax revenues over the course of several years, city officials were told in late September. In a notice sent to the city budget office Sept. Continue reading TEXAS – Dallas Owes $5.2 Million To State In Sales Tax Overpayments

TEXAS – Consumers Now Paying Sales Tax On Most Online Purchases

Texas shoppers who make online purchases from out-of-state retailers are now paying taxes on most of the transactions. Since Oct. 1, Texas has required out-of-state retailers to charge consumers the state’s sales tax. The Lone Star State joined the cadre Continue reading TEXAS – Consumers Now Paying Sales Tax On Most Online Purchases

Texas – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over

Avoiding sales taxes by shopping online is going to get a lot tougher next week. The Texas Legislature fixed a loophole in the last session that dates back to the days when interstate commerce by regular folks was not a Continue reading Texas – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over

TEXAS – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over In Texas And Most States

Avoiding sales taxes by shopping online is going to get a lot tougher next week. The Texas Legislature fixed a loophole in the last session that dates back to the days when interstate commerce by regular folks was not a Continue reading TEXAS – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over In Texas And Most States