Texas Comptroller

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August 07, 2020 - 8:19 am
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Texas' annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is still taking place.
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Coronavirus and Money
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July 20, 2020 - 10:32 am
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released his revised projections for the state's finances Monday, projecting a shortfall of $4.58 billion for fiscal year 2021.
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Coronavirus and Money
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May 01, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Texas' sales tax revenue in April was down 9.3 percent compared to last year, in a sign of the coronavirus' impact on sales tax collections - the largest source of funding for the Texas state budget.
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August 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- The state's annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is upon us. Texas' annual sales tax holiday runs through midnight Sunday, August 11. The law, in place since 1999, exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced below $100 from sales tax, saving...
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January 07, 2019 - 2:58 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- As lawmakers return to Austin to gavel in the 86th Texas Legislature this week, they'll have a projected increase in state revenues to work with. Comptroller Glenn Hegar released the state's Biennial Revenue Estimate Monday morning, projecting the state will collect $119.1 billion...
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August 09, 2018 - 3:08 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Texas' annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is this weekend. An annual event since 1999, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says shoppers will save an estimated $90.3 million in state and local sales taxes this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The law exempts most clothing, footwear,...
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April 25, 2018 - 11:53 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The annual sales tax holiday on purchases of emergency supplies is this weekend, April 28-30. "The severe weather we had last year - particularly Hurricane Harvey - was a stark reminder that Texans should be prepared for emergencies at all times," Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said...
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February 02, 2018 - 3:35 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Sales tax revenues for the month of January jumped more than 9 percent, according to new numbers released by the Texas Comptroller's office Friday. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in January, 9.1 percent more than in...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:15 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Texans have reclaimed a record amount of their own property in the last year, according to new figures released Thursday. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the record-breaking total of $281 million Thursday afternoon, eclipsing the record set last year of $270 million. It's...
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June 13, 2017 - 8:02 am
(Austin/KJCE) The State of Texas and Travis County want to give you your property back. Tuesday, the Travis County Treasurer and the State Comptroller's office are hosting an event to help people search the unclaimed property database and claim their property. It's happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m...
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