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An Inside Look at the Texas Comptroller's Office

April 27, 2015

As I travel around our great state meeting with taxpayers and talking to business owners, there's one question that seems to pop up a lot.

“What exactly does the Comptroller's office do?”

It happens all the time. So, last week our office released a video giving folks "An Inside Look at the Texas Comptroller's Office" that educates taxpayers about some of the agency's core responsibilities and legislative mandates.

You see, most people just think of the Comptroller's office like a big cash register that holds the state's revenues and dispenses them as needed. Don't get me wrong, we definitely do a lot of that. In fact, this fiscal year alone we will execute more than 12 million individual transactions — 60 transactions every minute of every working day.

But we do so much more. Managing funds for the 12th largest economy in the world carries a wide range of responsibilities, and the agency's constitutional mandate is huge.

Take a look at our video, share it and remember if you have any questions about this agency or suggestions about how we can best serve you, I hope you'll let us know via our customer service website, Twitter or Facebook.

Thank you for all you do for Texas, and God bless,

Glenn Hegar