Please be advised that the information found on this Web site does not constitute legal advice, and is posted for informational purposes only. Every city official should consult with local legal counsel to ensure that any information complies with current law and the particular facts of each situation.
- What Cities Need to Know to Administer the Local Hotel Occupancy Tax
- The Hotel Tax "Two-Step"
- Budget and Taxation Deadlines: Large City (2012)
- Budget and Taxation Deadlines: Small City (2012)
- Municipal Funding of the Arts Using Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenues
- Hotel Occupancy Tax
- Tax Abatement Agreements
- Bankruptcy - What Every City Attorney Should Know
- Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreements
- Section 4A and 4B Sales Tax
- Economic Development Basics
- Economic Development Corporation Dissolution
- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts: The comptroller’s office publishes taxation and economic development information that can be very helpful for Texas cities, including:
- Truth-in-Taxation Guide
- Local Property Tax Data
- Local Sales Tax Reports and Data
- Economic development information, Leadership Circle Transparency information, and the Budgeting Manual for Texas cities at the Texas Ahead Web portal.
- Attorney General’s Economic Development Handbook: Among other things, this publication contains information on economic development corporations, economic development incentives available to Texas cities, the issuance of debt, and hotel occupancy taxes.