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Report of the
Texas Internet Tax Policy Working Group

January 1999

Overview of the Problem
Subcommittee on General Taxability of Internet Transactions
Subcommittee on Nexus
Exhibit A. Membership of the Working Group
Exhibit B. "Plain English" Summary of The Internet Tax Freedom Act


The Working Group wishes to express its deep seated appreciation for the efforts and assistance provided by numerous personnel of the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts. Without the data and other analyses provided by Comptroller personnel, it would have been impossible to characterize and gather the current policies of the Comptroller on these activities.

However, all the views expressed herein, except for the specific references to Comptroller authorities, are the views of the Working Group and do not necessarily express the views, recommendations or legislative programs of the Comptroller of Public Accounts or any of the personnel employed by that office.

January, 1999

Respectfully submitted,

Wade Anderson
Former Director of Policy
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Austin, Texas

David Cowling
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
Dallas, Texas

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In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.