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May 17 2013

Lone Star State: Save money, energy

The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. “Texans can save twice when purchasing energy efficient appliances during the Memorial Day weekend,” Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Shoppers are expected to save …

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Jun 11 2012

Tax amnesty deadline looms

Texas Comptroller reminds businesses of upcoming tax amnesty period Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding businesses they can soon begin clearing up their tax records without penalty and interest when the state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period begans June 12. The tax amnesty covers taxes and fees that were originally due before April 1, 2012. Businesses …

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May 15 2012

Surplus predicted

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Willard believes the city is destined for a $690,686 surplus at the fiscal year’s end.   By Jimmy Isaac Longview City Manager David Willard is predicting a nearly $700,000 surplus when the 2012 budget year ends, as better-than-hoped-for collection of late property taxes might make up for flattening sales tax revenue. “I really think we’re …

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May 15 2012

Sales tax figures drop slightly

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of May have decreased .76 percent as compared to May  2011, resulting in a 1.84 percent cumulative year-to-date increase.   The reported revenue of $3,282,753.29 is comprised of $2,188,502.19 general sales tax revenue and $1,094,251.10 half-cent sales tax …

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Dec 15 2011

City sales tax figures up

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of December have increased 5.34 percent as compared to December 2010, resulting in a 2.46 percent cumulative year-to-date increase. The reported revenue of $2,538,703 is comprised of $1,692,468.93 general sales tax revenue and $846,234 half-cent sales tax revenue. …

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Nov 03 2011

State tax assistance

Understanding state tax responsibilities can be a daunting task for business owners. As the owner of a ranch operation herself, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs knows the unique challenges facing business owners and is committed to providing resources to assist in success. During the month of November, the Comptroller’s office will conduct six free taxpayer seminars …

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Jul 13 2011

Combs distributes revenue

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in June was $1.72 billion, up 7.2 percent compared to June 2010. “The state’s sales tax revenue has now increased for 15 months in a row,” said Combs.  “Strong business spending boosted sales tax revenue in sectors such as the oil and gas industry and …

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Jul 13 2011

City sales tax figures up 3.4 percent

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of July have increased 2.66 percent as compared to July 2010, resulting in a 3.4 percent cumulative year-to-date increase. The reported revenue of $2,601,235 is comprised of $1,734,157 general sales tax revenue and $867,078 half-cent sales tax revenue. …

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