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TEXAS COMPTROLLER – ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS PROCESS

If you have been audited for sales, liquor, or franchise tax and do not think you owe the tax assessment, you might file for a REDETERMINATION/ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING. Your only other option is to pay the assessment by the deadline (60 days for non-fraud audits, 20...

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ReManufacturing vs. Repair

Star Letter 9912942LStar Letter 200810222LStar Letter 9712138LStar Letter 200309186H Activities that have transaction tax exemptions are sometimes closely related to services with no tax incentives. The most common example of this is what we refer to as...

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Texas Tax Group Reduced a Landscapers Audit $124,954.93

TEXAS TAX GROUP SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES TAX ASSESSMENT 1 - TAX RULE 3.356 - REAL PROPERTY SERVICES 2 - TAX RULE 3.291 - CONTRACTORS 3 - TAX RULE 3.357 - NONRESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY REPAIR, REMODEL 4 - Texas Comptroller - Auidt Procedures - Auditor Training Manual -...

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A Case of Unequal Treatment

ISSUE AT HAND Auditor, supervisor, and Independent Audit Reviewer incorrectly interpreted certain tax policy letters and state statutes. The Comptroller of Public Accounts auditor denied that the taxpayer (TP) was a manufacturer. Certain purchases of assets and...

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TEXAS TAX GROUP SAVES TAXPAYER $1.8 MILLION!

ISSUE AT HAND State auditor lacked Texas tax code/tax policy knowledge, almost costing a Texas taxpayer approximately $1.8 million in an incorrect sales tax assessment. Texas Tax Group was not engaged until AFTER the audit was completed by the State auditor. The...

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CO-MINGLED (MIXED) SERVICES

Taxable and Non-Taxable services billed as a single lump sum Is this charge 100% Taxable?  NOT ALWAYS!!! Example: Lump sum single charge for taxable data processing and non-taxable services (Contract Programming or 3rd Party IT Services) Related to: 34 Tex. Admin. §...

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Expensive Misconceptions

Recent media reporting shows that American automobile manufacturers could lose $110 billion in revenue in 2021 due to a shortage of computer chips. This shortage helps put into perspective how important manufacturing is to our economy. It’s no wonder that just about...

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