Glenda Aguirre

Glenda Aguirre

Tax Policy Expert


Tax Policy Expert

Former Texas Comptroller State Tax Policy Analyst: 1977-2001 (23 Years)


B.S. in Education – Jacksonville State University, 1974

Practice Areas

  • Tax Policy
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Refunds
  • Construction Industry
  • Oil & Gas Industry
  • Sales & Use Tax
  • Local Sales & Use Tax
  • Direct Payment Use Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Rental Gross Receipts
  • Cigarette, Cigar, Tobacco Products
  • Boat & Boat Motor Tax
  • Diesel Fuels, Gasoline
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Fireworks
  • Hotel
  • Inheritance
  • Manufactured Housing
  • Texas Emissions Reduction Plan – Motor Vehicle & Off Road Heavy Equipment


Texas Tax Group (2016 – present)
  • Director of Tax Policy
State Tax Consultant (2013 – present)
  • Audit Defense
  • IAR Defense
  • Sales Tax Reviews
  • Training – preparation & presentation to interface corporate policy with tax regulations
Austin Industries, Inc. (2001 – 2013)
  • Managed sales/transaction tax responsibilities for multiple corporate entities in multi-states as required.
  • Provided audit oversight and defense for each of the corporate entities’ line of business in any state of their multi-state operations.
  • Obtained relevant state and local regulatory requirements compared to contractual responsibilities and merged into guidelines as needed per state/contract for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables tax compliance.
  • Trained and mentored coworkers in tax compliance according to their individual job responsibilities.
  • Assisted legal and project management with mitigation of tax disputes with subcontractors and/or property owners and vendors/customers.
  • Maintained registration and reporting/remittance compliance with state regulatory agencies.
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (1977 – 2001)
  • Researched and provided regulatory and compliance assistance along with directives for businesses based upon their respective inquiry whether verbal or written.
  • Provided compliance seminars to industry groups, including updates due to recent legislation, court decisions, or administrative actions.
  • Conducted enforcement and taxpayer compliance collection activities as required based upon area of assignment.
  • Provided one-on-one analysis in person and by telephone for new business startups and existing businesses requiring assistance to become compliant with regulations.
  • Prepared materials/presentations and instructed taxpayer assistance, enforcement, and audit personnel in sales tax regulation and compliance.

Speaking/Instructor Engagements


Enforcement Division Employee Training (1980 – 2001)
  • Basic Sales/Use Taxability & Account Maintenance
  • Sales/Use Tax Taxpayer Compliance
  • Intermediate Sales/Use Taxability
  • Advanced Sales/Use Taxability
  • Basic Motor Vehicle Sales/Use Taxability
  • Legislative Update Training
Audit Division Employee Training (1985 – 2001)
  • Auditor Two Sales/Use Taxability
  • Intermediate Audit Sales/Use Taxability
  • Audit Update
  • Advanced Audit
  • Legislative Update Training
External/Industry Speaking/Instruction (1985 – 2000)
  • The Associated General Contractors of America (Heavy Highway and Building Branches in Texas)
  • Construction Financial Management Association, Texas chapters
  • National Association of Women In Construction
  • Texas Association of Builders
  • TSCPA State Taxation Conference
  • Houston Business Round-table

Private Consulting

Internal Research/Training for Employer (2001 – 2013) (Any of the 50 States)
  • Heavy Highway
  • Commercial Construction
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Provided Member/Representative Training to AGC and CFMA as representative of the Employer
External Consulting 
  • Research of client’s workflow and processes compared to required Texas sales/use tax compliance; preparation and presentation of instructional materials and class content.

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