economy

Local Economic Development Programs

The State of Texas provides a number of local economic Development programs for Texas communities. The Data Analysis and Transparency Division (DAT) provides detailed information about these programs, serving as a turnkey information source for improving government efficiency and achieving economic growth. We specialize in subjects including:

  • tax programs and incentive support;
  • job creation initiatives;
  • economic impact analysis;
  • financial transparency;
  • limiting financial exposure and;
  • budgeting efficiencies.

Economic Development Tour – Spring 2020

Date/Time Host Location Contacts Topics
Tue, March 31
CANCELLED
Temple Economic Development Corporation CANCELLED CANCELLED
Wed, April 8
9:30am-11:30am
Seguin Chamber of Commerce [Updated]
Virtual WebEx Presentation
Abatements and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones
Tue, April 14
1:30pm-4:30pm
Odessa Chamber of Commerce [Updated]
Virtual WebEx Presentation
Abatements, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, Hotel Occupancy Tax, Chapter 380-381 Agreement
Thu, April 16
8am-Noon
El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce [Updated]
Virtual WebEx Presentation
Abatements, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, 380-381 Agreements & Economic Development Corporations
Tue, April 21
10am-1pm
City of Dayton [Updated]
Virtual WebEx Presentation
Abatements, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, Hotel Taxes and Ch. 380-381 Agreements
Thu, April 23
8:30am-10:30am
City of Lubbock [Updated - Tentative]
Virtual WebEx Presentation
Hotel Occupancy Tax, 4A/4B Economic Development Corporations and Public Improvement Districts and Ch. 380-381 Agreements

New Abatement Legislation Notice

Recently enacted House Bill 3143 Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act, went into effect Sept. 1, 2019 and it may impact you. This legislation added additional public notice, hearing and reporting requirements for certain tax abatement agreements. Details and proper procedures on how to handle these requirements are available on our economic development webpage.

For More Information

For additional information, contact the Data Analysis and Transparency Division via email or at 844-519-5672, or at 512-463-4679.