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  • Sales Tax Holiday
    Sales Tax Holiday

    Sales Tax Holiday

    Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes for clothing and school supplies on August 8, 9 and 10 - the state's annual tax holiday.


    View the list of exemption items.

  • Workforce Report: Capitalizing on our human assets

    Workforce Report: Capitalizing on our human assets

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ latest report makes recommendations to expand and diversify our education and training to meet employers’ demand for highly trained workers. Read more »

  • Chartering a New Course in Education

    Fiscal Notes:

    The charter school movement has grown rapidly in Texas, but demand for placements still exceeds supply. Their educational quality is improving, but many still face significant funding challenges. Read more »

  • Public School Construction Costs Report

    Public School Construction Costs Report

    Public School Construction Costs Report

    Our comprehensive look at Texas’ school construction costs can help taxpayers and school districts monitor construction efficiency and keep an eye on costs.
    Learn more »

  • Debt at a Glance
    Debt at a Glance

    Debt at a Glance

    Explore how much debt is being carried by Texas cities, school districts and community college districts. Use our updated list to examine trends and make comparisons. Learn more »

  • FAST: Financial Allocation Study for Texas
    New: How's Your Child’s School Performing?

    FAST Tracker helps you measure school spending versus academic performance.

    The 2013 FAST ratings identified 55 school districts across the state that earned the highest rating of five stars, up from 45 school districts in 2012. Learn more »

  • Texas Water Report
    Texas Water Report

    Texas Comptroller Issues New Water Report

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ latest report makes recommendations to satisfy state water needs, including the creation of a $25 million prize framework to spur innovation and research.  Learn more »

  • Mission Possible. Property claimed reaches $1 billion.
    Come and get it. Texas unclaimed property.

    $1 Billion in Unclaimed Property Returned to Texans

    Comptroller Combs has returned $1 billion in unclaimed property since 2007 – more than was returned in the previous 44 years. Billions of dollars in property are still waiting to be claimed. Search for yours now!

  • Reshaping Texas
    Reshaping Texas

    Announcing Reshaping Texas

    Dig deep into the fight to treat and prevent obesity, and see where in Texas children are most at risk. ReshapingTexas.org is your home for the latest news, research and success stories involving obesity and related illnesses in Texas. Learn more »

  • The Texas Economy
    The Texas Economy

    The Texas Economy

    The Comptroller’s latest resource – www.TheTexasEconomy.org – takes you inside the Texas Economy with graphics, interviews and data you can count on, including the latest financial trends and economic indicators.

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