Tag Archive: Susan Combs

Jun 11

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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Mar 20

Tax amnesty through June 17

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced the opportunity for businesses to clear up their tax records without any penalty. The state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period is set for June 12 through August 17, 2012. “The amnesty is a chance for businesses to set their tax records straight and save money by not having to …

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Nov 03

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

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

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

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

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

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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