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Aug 09 2014

Sales tax weekend nears

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 -10. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel …

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Feb 28 2014

Rep. David Simpson endorses Medina

Texas State Representative David Simpson announced his endorsement today of Debra Medina in the race for Texas Comptroller. The Longview legislator cited his long history of working with Medina on issues in Austin saying, “She knows what it is to wrestle with burdensome regulations and taxation as an entrepreneur, and what it takes to raise …

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Feb 16 2014

Deadline looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds Texas families to enroll their children in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. The current enrollment period for the state’s prepaid college tuition program ends February 28. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund allows participants to lock …

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Sep 23 2013

Texas prepaid college tuition enrollment open

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding parents they can begin enrolling in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program. Open enrollment began this month and runs through Feb. 28, 2014. “Saving for college is a very important part of family budgets,” Combs said. “The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents the …

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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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Apr 02 2013

Lone Star State: Texas ranks high

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ Texas Transparency website and other transparency measures have once again earned top national recognition. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) ranked Texas number one in its annual report on government spending transparency. The group noted the Comptroller’s user friendly transparency website, www.texastransparency.org, and the multiple levels of spending and …

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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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