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February 14, 2013

Comptroller offers tax seminars

AUSTIN — During the months of February and March, the Comptroller’s office will conduct free sales taxpayer seminars across the state. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms, and file and pay taxes electronically. Information about e-services will also be available to help taxpayers manage their accounts online. Comptroller representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide assistance to attendees.

New taxpayers are especially encouraged to attend these overviews of sales tax responsibilities for buyers, sellers and service providers. No registration is required.

“We want to empower Texas business owners by making resources and information accessible. Conducting these seminars and making our team of tax specialists available provides guidance for businesses,” said R.J. DeSilva, spokesperson for the Comptroller’s office.

The nearest seminar to Corsicana will be a Spanish–language seminar from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in Dallas as the Habitat for Humanity Building, 2060 Singleton Blvd., Ste. 102, Dallas, Texas 75212. However, English-language seminars will be in Beaumont on March 28; Houston, on Feb. 12; and in San Angelo on Feb. 12.

A complete list of locations, dates and times of the taxpayer seminars is available at www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/seminars.html. Those who are unable to attend the seminars can call the Comptroller’s tax assistance line at 1-800-252-5555. Tax forms and tax information can also be found on the Comptroller’s website, www.window.state.tx.us.

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