Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Open Book Texas

Hardworking Texans annually pay millions of dollars in taxes. Those funds are used to run the vast and complex business of Texas. As the population grows, so does the demand for services and the need for government to find every efficiency. That starts with opening the books to view, analyze and identify ways to spend smarter and stretch every penny. This portal offers a round-up of these initiatives.

Where the Money Goes - State Expenditures

Find out where your state dollars go — down to the pencils — with this award-winning, online check register provided by the Comptroller’s office. GO


Get details on the state's initiative to leverage its buying power and identify smarter ways to buy and save with strategic sourcing methods and tools for state and local government. GO


Check out the Comptroller’s new and expanded transparency website for an inside look at your tax dollars at work in Texas. GO

Single Set of Books

Learn more about the Comptroller-led study of what a single set of books could mean for Texas by implementing uniform financial accounting. GO

In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.