Tag Archive: Texas Comptroller

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 17

City sales tax figures up

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of August have increased 6.80 percent as compared to August 2010, resulting in a 3.73 percent cumulative year-to-date increase. The reported revenue of $3,206,450 is comprised of $2,137,633 general sales tax revenue and $1,068,816 half-cent sales tax revenue. …

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Jul 13

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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Jul 07

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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Jun 15

Sales tax figures up

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of June have increased 6.46 percent as compared to May 2011, resulting in a 3.47 percent cumulative year-to-date increase. The reported revenue of $2,634,914.84 is comprised of $ 1,756,609.88 general sales tax revenue and $878,304.94 half-cent sales tax …

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