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UNDERSTANDING TEXAS SALES
AND USE TAX AUDITS

There are few things that are more stressful than receiving an audit notice from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. It’s no surprise that States are feeling the pinch of the economy and Texas is no exception. Tax audits require weeks, if not months of effort and distraction, and come with the potential for tens of thousands of dollars in interest and penalties cutting into your bottom line.

The guide we created from the real-life knowledge and experience of tax professionals who have helped thousands of businesses just like yours navigate a sales and use tax audit is available to you free of charge.

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Understanding
Texas Mixed Beverage Tax Audits

Choosing a professional tax consultant to assist you isn’t easy. You are overloaded with sales letters in your mailbox that all say the same thing and telemarketers blowing up your phone for days on end. You are bombarded with misleading and confusing claims and bad information. From super-low prices and high-pressure sales to unqualified consultants and too much information to wade through. How do you ever find a qualified, competent and professional tax consultant? How do you know you even need a tax consultant? The guide “Understanding Texas Mixed Beverage Tax Audits” will help answer these questions and more.

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State of Texas Comptroller Links

https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/practitioners-corner.php
– Practitioner’s Corner

http://texreg.sos.state.tx.us/public/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=34&pt=1&ch=3&sch=O&rl=Y
– Sales and Use Tax Rules (comptroller’s interpretation of statute)

http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/TX/htm/TX.151.htm
– statute as written and approved by the legislature

https://star.cpa.texas.gov/search/advanced
– STARS system, query tool to look up taxability on any issue

https://comptroller.texas.gov/about/agency-directory/
– agency phone directory

https://comptroller.texas.gov/data/openrec/requests/taxfiles.php
– open records page