Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts The Texas Comptroller’s office is the state’s chief tax collector, accountant, revenue estimator and treasurer. This office strives to provide you the best possible services and resources to do business in Texas. This website provides you with easy access to tax forms, lookup tools and the ability to file and pay taxes.
Actived: Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
Grocery and Convenience Stores
Coupons. A coupon is a cash discount. The store must subtract the coupon’s value from the taxable item’s sales price and collect tax on the resulting price. Gift Cards and Gift Certificates. The purchase of a gift card or gift certificate is not subject to tax.
Restaurants and the Texas Sales Tax
Coupons. A coupon for a meal should be treated as a discount, as long as the restaurant owner receives no reimbursement for the amount of the discount. For instance, if a restaurant owner places a $5 coupon in a newspaper ad and redeems the coupon toward the price of a $15 meal, then tax should be charged on $10 only.
Cigarettes, E-Cigarette and Tobacco Products Regulation
The law prohibits a person from distributing to individuals younger than 21, free samples of cigarettes, e-cigarettes or tobacco products or coupons or other items that the recipient may use to receive free or discounted cigarettes or tobacco products (see Health and Safety Code, Section 161.087).
Tax Policy News - Home Comptroller.Texas.Gov
Index. The Comptroller's office publishes this online newsletter to keep you informed about Texas taxes. Tax Policy News provides general information on the subjects covered and is not a substitute for legal advice.. Many previous issues of Tax Policy News are no longer provided online since they may contain information that has been superseded or conflicts with current tax law.
Audit Procedures for Grocery Stores
Coupons and Premiums 16. ii Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts • Audit Division May 2017 “Persons who sell food at retail to be consumed off the premises where such food is sold, and who sell household supplies and nondurable household goods, but whose receipts from the sale of any
Sales Tax Holiday
Aug. 6 - 8, 2021. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to continue practicing social distancing and support Texas businesses while saving money on tax-free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the annual Tax-Free weekend.