Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
The Texas Comptroller reports that the state collected more than $2 billion in May, marking 26 months of sales tax growth.
Some experts say a settlement reached between Texas Comptroller Susan Combs and Amazon.com to end Amazon’s sales tax dispute with the state may be illegal.
According to the Texas State Comptroller’s Office, one in four Texans are due cash. The result has left the state holding a fortune in unclaimed money.
The state comptroller’s office says it has spent $1.8 million dealing with fallout from the public exposure of personal information, including Social Security numbers, of millions of Texans.
Friday turned into a financial windfall for some North Texans. Texas handed over unclaimed property that had been sitting in Austin, in some cases for years.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says state sales tax receipts grew 6.6 percent in October compared to the same month a year ago. The $1.6 billion jump marks the seventh consecutive month of growth following a 14-month slump.