Tag Archive: Susan Combs

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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Sep 14 2011

No taxes

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says Texans whose homes or businesses have been damaged or destroyed by the devastating wildfires in Texas are not required to pay sales tax on certain fire recovery-related expenses. Combs also announced that business owners may postpone paying state taxes, if necessary, while they clean up fire damage.  Upon request, a …

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Aug 31 2011

Homestead property tax

Under a law passed by the Texas Legislature homeowners who apply for a new property tax homestead exemption beginning Sept. 1 must provide proof to the county appraisal district that they live in the house they claim as their principal residence. House Bill 252 requires a copy of the homeowner’s Texas driver’s license or state …

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Aug 02 2011

Sales Tax Holiday looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says Texas families have a big opportunity to save money when they shop. The state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 19-21. “On that weekend, shoppers will pay no state or local sales tax on many school supplies, school backpacks and most children’s and adults’ …

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Jul 19 2011

Comptroller introduces new director

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently announced she has hired Brooke Botello as Communications Director for the Comptroller’s office. Botello comes to Austin from Boston, where she was vice president of the public relations firm McDermott Ventures, representing a wide range of clients, including real estate, trade associations, bio-tech, start-up companies, consumer goods, non-profits, restaurants and …

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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

Comptroller announces new hires

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced she has hired Elizabeth Rogers to be the agency’s first Chief Privacy Officer, a position that will help the agency be proactive in information privacy. “Elizabeth has the experience, know-how and commitment to help ensure that a major data issue does not happen again here.  She is one of a …

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Jul 07 2011

Combs’ role expands

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is taking a leadership role in ensuring that the federal environmental conservation efforts do not jeopardize the Texas economy. The 82nd session of the Texas Legislature increased the Comptroller’s authority to monitor endangered species in the state and provide the federal government with accurate data that, hopefully, will temper the policies …

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