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

Texas- Sales, use tax allocations not yet impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 8, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $701.8 million in local sales tax allocations for April. That’s .05% less than April 2019. These allocations are made in Continue reading Texas- Sales, use tax allocations not yet impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Texas- Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies to take place April 25-27, 2020

A sales tax holiday for emergency supplies that takes place every year in Texas is still on for the weekend of April 25 despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced April 14. The holiday allows Texans to Continue reading Texas- Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies to take place April 25-27, 2020

Texas- Comptroller recommends online shopping during sales tax holiday

With the annual sales tax holiday right around the corner, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is urging Texans to shop online or to practice strict social distancing at stores while purchasing emergency supplies. The law that established the holiday, which begins Continue reading Texas- Comptroller recommends online shopping during sales tax holiday

Texas – Restaurants Asking For Tax Relief From State, But Officials Say They Need Those Revenues

Up against a Friday deadline, the broad base of workers in the Texas restaurant industry have asked Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials to waive monthly salestaxes due by the end of the day. Bobby Heugel, owner of several popular bars and Continue reading Texas – Restaurants Asking For Tax Relief From State, But Officials Say They Need Those Revenues