January 31, 2020, Number 5

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Sales Tax Sourcing Rule Changes:

Comptroller Sets Public Hearing and Extends Deadlines

After receiving several requests from interested parties, the comptroller has scheduled a public hearing on recently-proposed sales tax rule changes that would alter sourcing for internet orders under certain circumstances.  The hearing will be held in Austin on February 4, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Room 1.111 of the William B. Travis Building, located at 1701 Congress Avenue.

Interested city officials may register to testify beginning at 8:30 a.m. and will be heard on a first-come, first-served basis. Those testifying must limit their remarks to no more than ten minutes in length and are required to provide their testimony in writing prior to their oral testimony.

Additionally, the comptroller has extended the deadline to file written comments on the proposed rule change to Monday, February 17, 2020.

Please contact Bill Longley, TML Legislative Counsel, with questions at bill@tml.org or 512-231-7400.


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