Audio files are presented in MP3 format.
Government Transparency and a new Web resource, "Tell the Truth Texas"
Government Transparency Podcast (2.1 MB, Running Time: 2:08)
2012 August Sales Tax Holiday
2012 August Sales Tax Holiday (2.1 MB, Running Time: 2:08)
Fresh Start Tax Amnesty 2012
Fresh Start Tax Amnesty 2012 (5.5 MB, Running Time: 7:41)
Changes to the Homestead Exemption Application in Texas
Changes to the Homestead Exemption Application in Texas (3.3 MB, Running Time: 3:28)
Unclaimed Property Podcasts
Unclaimed Property - Part 1 (2.33 MB, Running Time: 2:33)
Introduction and who is on the annual Unclaimed Property List
“Welcome to this Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Podcast, produced by the Communications Division. I'm R.J. Desilva, spokesperson for the Comptroller's office.”
Unclaimed Property - Part 2 (686 KB, Running Time: 44 seconds) Description of the types of unclaimed property
“Well tell me a little about some of the unclaimed property.”
Unclaimed Property - Part 3 (2.48 MB, Running Time: 2:42)
What happens if people don't claim their property?
“We don't always manage to find the owners and obviously we cannot continue to maintain a huge warehouse of this property so we actually sell and do sell on eBay the contents of these items.”
Unclaimed Property - Part 4 (1.23 MB, Running Time: 1:20)
Locating the Unclaimed Property List
“If people happen to miss the unclaimed property list in their newspaper, where else can they find it?”
Unclaimed Property - PDF (95 KB)
This PDF file contains the text of all four podcasts.