The Comptroller’s office announces new live and on-demand training sessions about current popular tax topics. We invite taxpayers and practitioners to participate in quarterly webinars and podcasts that provide in-depth information on tax topics that affect your business today.
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Continuing education credit is not available for the seminars, webinars or podcasts at this time.
The Texas Comptroller’s office offers sales and use tax seminars across the state throughout the year. New taxpayers are especially encouraged to attend these overviews of tax responsibilities for buyers, sellers and service providers. For locations, dates and times, visit the Taxpayer Seminars webpage.
Do you need help understanding tax responsibilities and would like to learn from the convenience of your home or office? The Comptroller Taxpayer Webinars provide guidance on various common tax questions in a virtual environment. We will add new webinars throughout the year so check back for additional opportunities.
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Franchise Tax and Closing Your Business in Texas
Do you need help closing your business? This one-hour webinar highlights the Franchise Tax responsibilities of entities registered with the Texas Secretary of State and provides the steps for closing a business and ending their reporting responsibilities.
Webinar recording coming soon.
Download all of our podcasts to learn more about our office, popular tax topics and other helpful information on the go. Each podcast runs between 10 and 15 minutes to fit within your busy schedule. We will add new podcasts throughout the year so check back often for new information.
Part 1: Introduction to Exempt Organizations (13 min. 17 sec.) (MP3)
This podcast highlights certain Texas tax exemptions for nonprofit organizations and the first steps to take to qualify for these exemptions.
For more information, see Tax Exemptions for Qualified Organizations.
Part 2: Religious Organizations (11 min. 26 sec.) (MP3)
This podcast highlights Texas tax exemptions for nonprofit religious organizations and the steps to apply for exemption.
For more information, see Religious Organizations.
Part 3: Charitable Organizations (9 min. 46 sec.) (MP3)
This podcast highlights Texas tax exemptions for nonprofit charitable organizations and the steps to apply for exemption.
For more information, see Charitable Organizations.
Part 4: Educational Organizations (11 min. 07 sec.) (MP3)
This podcast highlights Texas tax exemptions for nonprofit educational organizations and the steps to apply for exemption.
For more information, see Educational Organizations.
Part 5: Exempt Applications and Processing (5 min 46 sec.) (MP3)
This podcast highlights the Exempt Organizations Section of our Tax Policy Division. We will discuss how applications for tax exemption are processed, approved or denied.
Do you need help understanding your tax responsibilities? Our Taxpayer Videos provide answers to various common tax questions. We will add new videos so check back for additional opportunities.
We also offer video instruction on filing and paying sales tax using Webfile. To view these videos, visit Video Tutorials.