Texas – Texas Comptroller’s Office Highlighted in Pandemic Procurement Conference

(AUSTIN) — The Texas Comptroller’s Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) was highlighted for its COVID-19 pandemic response during the recent National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) annual conference. The conference, held in September, showcased the responses of a dozen states to Continue reading Texas – Texas Comptroller’s Office Highlighted in Pandemic Procurement Conference

Texas – Comptroller’s Office Releases State of Texas Annual Cash Report

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced the release of the State of Texas Annual Cash Report for fiscal 2020. The report, a cash-basis representation of the state’s financial condition as of Aug. 31, 2020, shows revenue and expenditure details for all Continue reading Texas – Comptroller’s Office Releases State of Texas Annual Cash Report

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in October

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.72 billion in October, 3.5 percent less than in October 2019. The majority of October sales tax revenue is based on sales made in September and remitted to the Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in October

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in September

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.57 billion in September, 6.1 percent less than in September 2019. The majority of September sales tax revenue is based on sales made in August and remitted to the Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in September

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 – 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- 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