Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

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The Texas Comptroller's office was originally created by the Texas provisional government in 1835. The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state’s finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government, in addition to administering a number of other programs.

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE LAUNCHES REDESIGNED, REBUILT WEBSITE

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 26, 2016

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(AUSTIN) —Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced a new look for the agency's website, which now features a more intuitive and customer service-focused design; a powerful, enhanced search function that delivers faster and more accurate results; and an all-new responsive framework that creates a rich mobile experience for phone and tablet users. “The new Comptroller.Texas.Gov demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing taxpayers with government that is efficient and res...

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COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR DISTRIBUTES $629 MILLION IN MONTHLY SALES TAX REVENUE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 08, 2016

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(AUSTIN) —Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $629.2 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 1.4 percent less than in September 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in July by businesses that report tax monthly. "The cities of Houston, Midland, San Antonio and Frisco saw decreases in sales tax allocation,” Hegar said. “The cities of Dallas and Plano saw no...

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER ANNOUNCES RECORD $270 MILLION IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY RETURNS

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 15, 2016

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(AUSTIN) —The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. "This record is a tremendous achievement and a testament to our award-winning efforts to return more money to more Texans," Hegar said. "It highlights our ongoing commitment to reuniting unclaimed property with rightf...

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR ANNOUNCES EMINENT DOMAIN DATABASE READY FOR PUBLIC USE

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 06, 2016

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(AUSTIN) —The Texas Comptroller’s office today launched a statewide online eminent domain database. This publicly available tool will show which governmental and non-governmental entities have reported to the Comptroller their authority to exercise eminent domain. "This is clearly an area in which transparency is absolutely essential," Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. "Knowing who can use eminent domain is the first step to ensuring that this potentially oppressive ...

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE LAUNCHES REDESIGNED, REBUILT WEBSITE

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 26, 2016

(AUSTIN) —Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced a new look for the agency's website, which now features a more intuitive and customer service-focused design; a powerful, enhanced search function that delivers faster and more accurate results; and an all-new responsive framework that creates a rich mobile experience for phone and tablet users. “The new Comptroller.Texas.Gov demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing taxpayers with government that is efficient and res...

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COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR DISTRIBUTES $629 MILLION IN MONTHLY SALES TAX REVENUE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 08, 2016

(AUSTIN) —Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $629.2 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 1.4 percent less than in September 2015. These allocations are based on sales made in July by businesses that report tax monthly. "The cities of Houston, Midland, San Antonio and Frisco saw decreases in sales tax allocation,” Hegar said. “The cities of Dallas and Plano saw no...

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER ANNOUNCES RECORD $270 MILLION IN UNCLAIMED PROPERTY RETURNS

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 15, 2016

(AUSTIN) —The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. "This record is a tremendous achievement and a testament to our award-winning efforts to return more money to more Texans," Hegar said. "It highlights our ongoing commitment to reuniting unclaimed property with rightf...

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TEXAS COMPTROLLER GLENN HEGAR ANNOUNCES EMINENT DOMAIN DATABASE READY FOR PUBLIC USE

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts | September 06, 2016

(AUSTIN) —The Texas Comptroller’s office today launched a statewide online eminent domain database. This publicly available tool will show which governmental and non-governmental entities have reported to the Comptroller their authority to exercise eminent domain. "This is clearly an area in which transparency is absolutely essential," Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said. "Knowing who can use eminent domain is the first step to ensuring that this potentially oppressive ...

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