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:
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.
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
|Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce||1700 Sidney Baker St., Suite 100
Kerrville, TX 78028
|Abatements, TIRZs and Other Economic Incentive Tools|
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
|Denton Chamber of Commerce||The University of North Texas Welcome Center
1417 Maple St.,
Denton, TX 76201
Parking: Highland St. Parking Garage, 620 Central Ave.,
Denton, TX 76201 (levels 2-7)
|Erica Pangburn, Chamber President
|Full 2-hr presentation for Ch. 311 and Ch. 312 and 45 minutes other economic incentive tools (talk about Ch. 380/381, Ch. 313, EDCs, other economic tools and emphasis on HOT)|
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
|Live Streamed Webinar||Webinar Link||Frank Alvarez
|Abatements and TIRZs|
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 Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.