Joseph Garcia

Joseph Garcia

State Tax Manager

Joseph Garcia

State Tax Manager

Former Texas Comptroller State Tax Auditor (1997 – 2020)


Phone/Fax/SMS: 832-603-4381


BBA Accounting, University of Houston – Downtown 1996

Practice Areas

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Direct Pay Sale Tax
  • Oil and Gas Well Servicing
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Motor Vehicle Tax (Seller Finance)
  • Specialize Refund Group Experience (8 years)
  • Sales and Use Tax and Direct Pay Tax Refunds
  • Extensive Refund Experience in Manufacturing Industry
  • Extensive Refund Experience in the Well Servicing Industry
  • Enterprise Zone Refunds
  • Extensive Experience in Sports Franchise Sales Tax Audits (MLB, NBA & NHL)
  • Managed Audits
  • Voluntary Disclosure Agreements
  • Administrative Hearings


Auditor V with the Comptroller of Public Accounts (January 1997 – May 2020)

Short list of audits conducted while with the Texas Comptroller:

Accommodation and Food Services:

Atrium Hotel
Cafe’ Adobe Baybrook
CWC Twist
Golden Red Chili
HDT Hotels
Host International
Joe Ray Martinez
Juan R Altamirano
Little Beasties
Mary Ann Martinez
Octaviano G Urbina
Pappas Bar-b-q, Inc.
Pine Forest Country Club
Port A Hotels
The Woodlands Hotel

Administrative And Support And Waste Management And Remediation Services:

CES Environmental Services
Emson Services
Gulfgate Cleaning & Maintenance
Jaime Cardenas
Rankin Landscape Industries
Sandra J Williams
Suffield Investments
Trees by Frank
Turf Plus Management
Westpark Interests

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation:

360 Art Services
Carlton Woods Association
Healthworks Fitness and Racquetball Center
Lochinvar Golf Club
Rocket Ball
Southwest Ice Enterprises
Southwest Real Estate Enterprises
Southwest Willow-rink Enterprises


Boribiba Incorporated
C. C. S. Enterprises
Daniel Hanna
ECI Construction
Fisk Electric Company
Gemstar Construction & Development
Glen J Herman
J. R. Jones Roofing
LG Electrical Services
LGE Services
Metropolitan Baptist Church
Native Texas Landscape & Design
Plains All American Pipeline
Power Plumbing
Quality Interiors
Rojas Tile
S&R Waterproofing and Roofing
Solmax Geosynthetics
Total Technologies
U.S.A. Technologies
Uretek USA
Weekley Homes
William D Stephenson & Norma S Stephenson
Williams Industries


ACUS Corporation
Alloy & Stainless Fasteners
Allstyle Coil Company
Aluminum Maintenance Systems of Texas
American Block Company
Arris International
Box Gang Manufacturing
C.K.S. Packaging
Cameron Solutions
Cemex Construction Materials Pacific
Curtis 1000
Daniel Measurement and Control
Day & Zimmermann
Domco Inc Floor Products (Tx)
Dyna Drill Technologies
Earnest Producing Corporation
East Texas Precast
Enterprise Intrastate
General Truck Parts
Generon IGS
Golden Peanut Company
Graham Packaging Corp Et Al
Grant Prideco
Hay Fabrication
HMT Tank Service
Kik (Houston) 
Kraton Polymers
Leeland Baking
Lone Star Fasteners
Merchants Metals
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America
National Oilwell DHT
National Oilwell Varco
Nordstrand Engineering
PD Glycol
Pelican Refining Company
Pentair Valves & Controls
PGI International
Plastican, Inc. A Division of Bway
Roy B. Wheeler Company
Rus Industrial
S.& S. X-ray Products
Southwest Precision Printers
Splendora Pipe Services
Texas Furnace
Texas Tile Manufacturing
Tex-isle Supply
Texscan Corporation
Tex-tube Company
The Dallas Group of America
Total Premier Services
Turbo Drill Industries
U.S. Zinc Corporation
Visteel I Ltd and Vi Capital
Winter Woodworking


5l Energy Services
Beusa Energy
Carrizo Oil & Gas
Chevron U.S.A.
Enterprise Hydrocarbons
Epic Applied Technologies
Excalibar Minerals
Mobil Producing Texas & New Mexico
N.M.L., Inc. of Texas
Production Operators
Superior Energy Services
Tetra Process Services
Tetra Production Testing Services
Tetra Technologies
Trinidad Drilling Limited Partnership
Wild Well Control, Inc.

Other Services (Except Public Administration):

BR Ventures
Houston Astros
Louetta Automotive VII
Parking Company of America
Striping Unlimited Corporation
Walnut Bend Home Association
Windsor Hills Homeowners’ Association

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services:

ABB Enterprise Software
Actuarial Research Group
Aerial Viewpoint Aerial Photography
BA Radiation Physics
Binkley & Barfield
Kornegay & Kornegay
Leaning Technical Services
MSHSR Holdings
Newpark Drilling Fluids
Quantum Gas & Power Services
Structure Consulting Group

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing:

BGK Texas Property Management
BTI Services
Clutch City Sports & Entertainment
International Center for Entrepreneurial Development
NCS Multistage
Northland Southwest Three
Patterson Services
Post Apartment Homes
The Woodlands Community Service
Wenzel Downhole Tools
WSHS Enterprises

Retail Trade:

Aker Solutions
Allied Trade Group
Ana Maria Lara
Chair King
Christina M Mendoza
Del Rio Food Mart
Dennis Earl Davis
F.M. Express Food Mart
Fiesta Mart
Fouad Hanna Mekdessi
Fred Haas Nissan
Generators of Houston
Georgetown Manor
Hadi Golnoghly
Hydraulic & Fabrication Services
Intec Systems
Internet Security Systems
Jaquez Partners
Louis G Giddens
Nabil K Abilmona
Nachhattar Tejpal Legha Enterprises
Spec’s Family Partners
The Chair King
The Detering Company of Houston

Transportation and Warehousing:

Arnaldo Chavez
Corpus Christi LNG-GP
Enbridge Pipelines (Texas Gathering)
Fiesta Cab Company
FXI Corporation
Greater Houston Transportation Company
J & A Logistics
Skelly-Belvieu Pipeline Company
Travis Hendricks


Calpine Corporation
Optim Energy Altura Cogen

Wholesale Trade:

Cyclone Enterprises
Drilling Specialties Company
Groves Supply Corporation
Gunther International
H. A. Franz & Co.
Hill Phoenix
Houston International Aircraft Support
Howco Metals Management
Idm Equipment
Laroche Industries
Mei Development Corporation
Municipal Pipe & Fabricating Company
Northside Plumbing Supply
Oklahoma Metal Processing Company
Petro Amigos Supply
Sentry Air Systems
Texla Energy Management
The Debit Network
Travis International Partners
Yale Stone
Yamaha Golf-car Company

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