Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $765 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $765.3 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 4.5 percent less than in September 2019. These allocations are based on Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $765 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $3 Billion in July

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.98 billion in July, 4.3 percent more than in July 2019. The majority of July sales tax revenue is based on sales made in June and remitted to Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $3 Billion in July

Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

While other Internet providers may continue charging their customers amounts similar to Texas sales taxes on Internet access, effective July 1, 2020, which is when Texas is prohibited from continuing to collect these taxes, Houston-based Internet provider Tachus LLC is Continue reading Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

Texas – In Some Places in Texas, Sales Tax Revenues Have Risen During the Pandemic

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. Online stores have remained open in this season of the Continue reading Texas – In Some Places in Texas, Sales Tax Revenues Have Risen During the Pandemic

Texas – Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Services Are Subject To Sales and Use Tax As Data Processing Services

The Tax Division of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (Comptroller) audited (Petitioner) for compliance with sales and use tax laws and made an assessment that included tax, a 10% late penalty, and accrued interest.  Petitioner contended the audit erroneously Continue reading Texas – Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Services Are Subject To Sales and Use Tax As Data Processing Services

Texas- County Merchants Reporting Sales Tax Increases

Aside from the city of Rockwall, merchants across the county continued to report strong gains in sales tax rebate revenue during April and for the fiscal year so far, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Continue reading Texas- County Merchants Reporting Sales Tax Increases

Texas – Sales tax revenue dips 13.2% in May, the largest year-over-year decline in a decade

Texas collected about $2.6 billion in state sales tax revenue in May, leading to the steepest year-over-year decline in over a decade, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Monday. The amount is 13.2% less than the roughly $3 billion the state collected in the same Continue reading Texas – Sales tax revenue dips 13.2% in May, the largest year-over-year decline in a decade

Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Round Rock and a relatively small number of other cities across Texas that fear losing millions of dollars annually because of a proposed policy change on how the state collects sales taxes on internet purchases have won a temporary reprieve — Continue reading Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Texas- Sales Tax Revenues Fall by 9.3% in April 2020

For the past several weeks, the comptroller has been referring to the state of the economy as a recession. The latest sales tax figures give the first glimpse of how much the economic downturn will hurt the state budget. Texas Continue reading Texas- Sales Tax Revenues Fall by 9.3% in April 2020

Texas – Summer Should Show COVID-19 Sales Tax Hit April 27, 2020

Texarkana -Determining the full financial effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on county governments’ retail sales tax cash flow could remain a guessing game perhaps as far as into the summer. For both Miller and Bowie counties, retail sales tax is one Continue reading Texas – Summer Should Show COVID-19 Sales Tax Hit April 27, 2020