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Tax Policy News – Index

A monthly newsletter about Texas tax policy

About the Newsletter

The Comptroller's office publishes this online newsletter to keep you informed about Texas taxes. Tax Policy News provides general information on the subjects covered and is not a substitute for legal advice.

Many previous issues of Tax Policy News are no longer provided online since they may contain information that has been superseded or conflicts with current tax law. Articles from these issues that reflect policy for various taxes are still available on our State Tax Automated Research (STAR) System.

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2014

April 2014

Reminders

Forms – New and Revised

Public Outreach

Publications

Website Update

Other News

Rules – Proposed and Effective

Resources


March 2014

Roundtable Discussion Coming Soon

Independent Audit Review

Reminder

Public Outreach

Forms – New and Revised

Publications

Website Updates

Other News

Rules – Proposed, Adopted and Effective

Resources


2013

October 2013

Coin-Operated Machines Tax

Insurance Tax

Public Outreach

Website Updates

In the Works

Rules - Proposed, Effective and Repealed

Resources


September 2013 – Legislative Update

2013 Legislative Update


July 2013

Recent Legislation

Coin-Operated Machines Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Public Outreach

In the Works

Rules

Resources


May 2013

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Sales Tax

Public Outreach

Website Update

Roundtable Discussions Coming Soon

District Court Ruling

Rules

Resources


April 2013

Franchise Tax

Sales Tax

Public Outreach

Rules

Other News

Resources


March 2013

Franchise Tax

Sales Tax

Sales Tax

Public Outreach

Recent Tax-Related Website Updates

Rules

Other News

Resources


February 2013

Roundtable Held

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Sales Tax

Recent Tax-Related Website Updates

Rules

Resources


January 2013

Franchise Tax

Cigarette Tax; Cigar and Tobacco Products Tax

Sales Tax

Meetings Attended

Rules

Other News

Resources


2012

December 2012

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Franchise Tax

Sales Tax

Revised Publications

Other News

Rules

Resources


November 2012

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Sales Tax

Meetings Attended

In the Works

Rules

Recent Tax-Related Website Updates

Resources


October 2012

Announcing a Sales Tax Webinar

In the Works

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Resources


September 2012

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


August 2012

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Mixed Beverage Tax

Sales Tax

Other News

Resources


July 2012

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


June 2012

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


May 2012

Coin-Operated Machines Tax

Insurance Tax

Motor Fuels Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules

Resources


April 2012

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


March 2012

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


February 2012

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Tax

Sales Tax

Resources


January 2012

Cigarette Tax; Cigars and Tobacco Products Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Other News

Recently Adopted Rules


2011

November/December 2011

IMPORTANT REMINDER!

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Other News

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


October 2011

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax


September 2011

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax


August 2011 – Legislative Update

2011 Legislative Update


July 2011

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

New Legislation

Sales Tax

Other News

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


June 2011

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax


May 2011

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules


April 2011

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Sales Tax


March 2011

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax


February 2011

Coin-Operated Machines Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules


January 2011

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Other News

Recently Proposed Rules


2010

December 2010

Cigarette Tax; Cigars and Tobacco Products Tax

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Other News


November 2010

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Motor Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax


October 2010

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Motor Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


September 2010

Coin-Operated Amusement Machines Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Motor Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules


August 2010

Cigars and Tobacco Products Tax

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules


July 2010

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


June 2010

Fraud Detected Under New Law

9-1-1 Prepaid Wireless Emergency Service Fee

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Texas Workforce Commission News You Can Use

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


May 2010

Cigars and Tobacco Products Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


April 2010

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Motor Vehicle Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


March 2010

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


February 2010

A Special “Thank You” To Webfilers

Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules


January 2010

Automotive Oil Sales Fee

Federal Income Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Interest Rates

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules


2009

December 2009

Coin-Operated Amusement Machines Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules

Recently Proposed Rules


November 2009

Franchise Tax

Hotel Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules


October 2009

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules


September 2009

Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Tax

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Proposed Rules


August 2009

Franchise Tax

Hotel Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax


July 2009 - Legislative Update

2009 Legislative Update


June 2009

Franchise Tax

Insurance Tax

Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax

Sales Tax


May 2009

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

Recently Adopted Rules


April 2009

Franchise Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax

Insurance Tax

Sales Tax

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