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News 10 NBC Rochester
NYS Exposed: Millions of tax dollars going towards lawmakers' travel expensesa day in per diems to cover their lodging and food. What they don’t spend, the
NYS Exposed: Millions of tax dollars going towards lawmakers' travel expenses
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
a day in per diems to cover their lodging and food. What they don’t spend, they’re allowed to keep. According to the State Comptroller’s Office, per diem and travel expenses for lawmakers totaled 2.3 million dollars for the first 6 months of this... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
New York State Exposed preview: Millions of tax dollars going towards lawmakers' travel expensesa day in per diems to cover their lodging and food. What they don’t spend, the
New York State Exposed preview: Millions of tax dollars going towards lawmakers' travel expenses
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
a day in per diems to cover their lodging and food. What they don’t spend, they’re allowed to keep. According to the State Comptroller’s Office, per diem and travel expenses for lawmakers totaled 2.3 million dollars for the first 6 months of this... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Wal-Mart Takes Texas To Court To Crack Liquor-Sales Marketliquor industry in Texas generated nearly $14 billion in sales in 2014, the lat
Wal-Mart Takes Texas To Court To Crack Liquor-Sales Market
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
liquor industry in Texas generated nearly $14 billion in sales in 2014, the latest annual numbers available from the state Comptroller’s Office. And Wal-Mart, with its 574 stores, markets and Sam’s Club outlets in Texas, says it’s the state’s... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Why NY’s school-aid formula is flunkingsuch as regional poverty rates and even enrollment are all frozen at historical
Why NY’s school-aid formula is flunking
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
such as regional poverty rates and even enrollment are all frozen at historical levels,” a report from the state Comptroller’s Office said in March. •Politics: The funding formula — based on a community’s economy, ability to tax and need... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio alcohol sales hit more than $52 million in Julysold here in July 2015 — $45.8 million. San Antonio-area drinkers spent $50.4 m
San Antonio alcohol sales hit more than $52 million in July
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
sold here in July 2015 — $45.8 million. San Antonio-area drinkers spent $50.4 million on alcoholic beverages in 2014. Texas drinkers knocked back $545.9 million worth of boozy drinks in July, according to records from the state comptroller’s off... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Superintendents defend BOCES from negative state auditthat it has an unauthorized $5.2 million fund that it plans to use to pay futur
Superintendents defend BOCES from negative state audit
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
that it has an unauthorized $5.2 million fund that it plans to use to pay future retirement benefits. The New York State Comptroller’s Office says in the Aug. 19 audit there is no law that allows BOCES to set aside money for that purpose, and if... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Morinello, Ceretto joust over Assembly pay raiseI’ve been doing.” Morinello said, “The answer is, he’s hedging, and he will no
Morinello, Ceretto joust over Assembly pay raise
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
I’ve been doing.” Morinello said, “The answer is, he’s hedging, and he will not give that raise to charity.” The State Comptroller’s Office said its attorneys are researching whether individual legislators are allowed to reject pay raises, but... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Double dippers: More than 2,600 state employees also got pensionTheir previous employer? SUNY New Paltz. The jobs were largely clerical. The p
Double dippers: More than 2,600 state employees also got pension
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Their previous employer? SUNY New Paltz. The jobs were largely clerical. The payroll records obtained from the state Comptroller’s Office also illustrated the staffing shortages facing some state agencies, particular in its mental-health... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
City of Brownwood showing growth despite sales tax reportBROWNWOOD, Texas - The Texas Comptroller’s office released its sales tax alloca
City of Brownwood showing growth despite sales tax report
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
BROWNWOOD, Texas - The Texas Comptroller’s office released its sales tax allocation numbers for collections made in June, and for the third straight month, the city of Brownwood showed a decline in its tax collections when compared to 2015 -- this... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Audit shows deficiencies in how ASD keeps track of tax dollarsto things like travel and paying former employees who don’t even work there any
Audit shows deficiencies in how ASD keeps track of tax dollars
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 13 days ago
to things like travel and paying former employees who don’t even work there anymore. It’s not the first time the state comptroller’s office has given ASD poor marks. Since 2013, the state said it’s found more than $720,000 in questionable costs... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton School Board Holds Closed Session To Discuss 'Specific Personnel'personnel” in the special education department. The special closed meeting was
Southampton School Board Holds Closed Session To Discuss 'Specific Personnel'
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 13 days ago
personnel” in the special education department. The special closed meeting was announced only two days after the State Comptroller’s Office released a report pointing to minor discrepancies in the district’s pupil personnel services department,... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Sales TaxThe following sales permits were issued by the state comptroller’s office for J
Sales Tax
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The following sales permits were issued by the state comptroller’s office for July. The list includes the owner, name of business and address within ZIP codes 75033, 75034, 75065, 75068, 76201, 76205, 76208, 76209, 76210, 76226, 76227, 76234, 76249,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois drains state's savings account due to budget crisisfoster children. But the rest of the payments were allowed to stack up or were
Illinois drains state's savings account due to budget crisis
Daily Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
foster children. But the rest of the payments were allowed to stack up or were delayed by several months; as of Friday, the comptroller’s office estimates the backlog of unpaid bills is $7.5 billion. The stopgap measure approved just before July 1... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Herkimer trustee requests audit of sales tax distributionsent copies of his request to village board members and several other officials
Herkimer trustee requests audit of sales tax distribution
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 16 days ago
sent copies of his request to village board members and several other officials, urging them to send requests to the comptroller’s office as well.The sales tax distribution question came up in May when Attorney Michael Longstreet, of... Read more
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Salon.com
Illinois drains state’s savings account due to budget crisisfoster children. But the rest of the payments were allowed to stack up or were
Illinois drains state’s savings account due to budget crisis
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
foster children. But the rest of the payments were allowed to stack up or were delayed by several months; as of Friday, the comptroller’s office estimates the backlog of unpaid bills is $7.5 billion. The stopgap measure approved just before July 1... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara must stay on the jobThomas DiNapoli, one of the most decent, bright, hardworking public servants I
ALAN CHARTOCK: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara must stay on the job
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 17 days ago
Thomas DiNapoli, one of the most decent, bright, hardworking public servants I have ever known. DiNapoli turned the Comptroller’s Office from a cesspool to a respected, professionalized operation, yet, irrationally, Cuomo has picked on... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Anti-Abortion Advocate's Group Receives Large Women's Health Grant - Anti-Abortion Advocate's Group Receives Large Women's Health Grant by Edgar Walters The Texas Tribune Aug. 10 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. A group ...to abortion to low-income women, is set to receive $1.6 million from the women’
Anti-Abortion Advocate's Group Receives Large Women's Health Grant - Anti-Abortion Advocate's Group Receives Large Women's Health Grant by Edgar Walters The Texas Tribune Aug. 10 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. A group ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
to abortion to low-income women, is set to receive $1.6 million from the women’s health program, according to the comptroller’s office. That makes it the second-highest grant recipient on the current list, behind the Harris County public... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton shoppers benefit from tax-free weekendselling tax-free, including school supplies and apparel. While official saving
Denton shoppers benefit from tax-free weekend
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
selling tax-free, including school supplies and apparel. While official savings numbers haven’t been released, the Texas comptroller’s office estimates people saved $92 million in taxes this past weekend, up from $87 million in 2015. During the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Savings galoreselling tax-free, including school supplies and apparel. While official saving
Savings galore
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
selling tax-free, including school supplies and apparel. While official savings numbers haven’t been released, the Texas comptroller’s office estimates people saved $92 million in taxes this past weekend, up from $87 million in 2015. During the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Dad charge in connectIon with shooting death of Hendersonville girlmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Dad charge in connectIon with shooting death of Hendersonville girl
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Juvenile shot near University Courtmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Juvenile shot near University Court
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
1 seriously injured in south Nashville shootingmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
1 seriously injured in south Nashville shooting
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Taraji P. Henson says it's not her job to dress Cookiemoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Taraji P. Henson says it's not her job to dress Cookie
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
'SNL' star Leslie Jones headed to Rio to join NBC coveragemoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
'SNL' star Leslie Jones headed to Rio to join NBC coverage
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
McEwen clinic operator faces additional charges after TBI investigationmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
McEwen clinic operator faces additional charges after TBI investigation
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Police searching for possible serial rapist in Antioch areamoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Police searching for possible serial rapist in Antioch area
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Booking moved from CJC to Hill detention centermoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Booking moved from CJC to Hill detention center
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Led Zeppelin can't get 'Stairway' defense feesmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Led Zeppelin can't get 'Stairway' defense fees
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
11-old girl shot in Hendersonville diesmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
11-old girl shot in Hendersonville dies
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
11-old girl shot in Hendersonvillemoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
11-old girl shot in Hendersonville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Autopsy begins on boy killed at Schlitterbahn water park ridemoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Autopsy begins on boy killed at Schlitterbahn water park ride
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fox's 'Pitch' isn't just a baseball showmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Fox's 'Pitch' isn't just a baseball show
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fox's 'New Girl' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' mashup plannedmoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Fox's 'New Girl' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' mashup planned
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Comptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollectedmoney remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s off
Comptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Child shot in Hendersonvillemoney remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains unco
Child shot in Hendersonville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
money remains uncollectedComptroller: $4.2 million of stolen money remains uncollected Two new reports from the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that more than $4.2 million in public money lost through theft and mismanagement has not been... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Annual tax-free weekend returns to save millions for back-to-school shoppersstate and local sales taxes.”Although most items on a school’s supply list are
Annual tax-free weekend returns to save millions for back-to-school shoppers
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 24 days ago
state and local sales taxes.”Although most items on a school’s supply list are covered under the tax-free umbrella, the comptroller’s office puts a special emphasis on the restricting of items over $99.99, as well as a handful of other “fine... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Falling sales tax numbers brings hiring freezepercent in the first half of 2016 compared to the prior year, according to figu
Falling sales tax numbers brings hiring freeze
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the prior year, according to figures released Thursday by the New York state Comptroller’s Office. The county took in $27,450,654 from sales tax in the first six months of the year, compared to... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Statewide tax-free weekend begins todaySo if parents buy a $20 pair of jeans, the exemption would apply. The same coul
Statewide tax-free weekend begins today
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
So if parents buy a $20 pair of jeans, the exemption would apply. The same could not be said for a $110 pair of shoes. The comptroller’s office predicts that shoppers will save an estimated $92 million this weekend. The total savings since 1999 are... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Arrests Made In Caroline County BurglariesCounty Sheriff’s Office, Denton Police Department, Ridgely Police Department, G
Arrests Made In Caroline County Burglaries
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 25 days ago
County Sheriff’s Office, Denton Police Department, Ridgely Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, Maryland State Comptroller’s Office Agent, Maryland State Police Easton Barrack, Maryland State Police Aviation Unit, Centreville Police... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Weekend wonderSo if parents buy a $20 pair of jeans, the exemption would apply. The same coul
Weekend wonder
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
So if parents buy a $20 pair of jeans, the exemption would apply. The same could not be said for a $110 pair of shoes. The comptroller’s office predicts that shoppers will save an estimated $92 million this weekend. The total savings since 1999 are... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during tax-free weekend 2016state and local sales taxes during this weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during tax-free weekend 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
state and local sales taxes during this weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes and school supplies, according to the state comptroller’s office. The sales tax holiday, which lasts Friday to Sunday, exempts back-to-school items such as book bags,... Read more
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DNA Info
Harlem Nursing Home Files Suit to Stop Attorney General From Blocking Salesale eventually led to an investigation by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the cit
Harlem Nursing Home Files Suit to Stop Attorney General From Blocking Sale
DNA Info / Posted 28 days ago
sale eventually led to an investigation by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the city’s Department of Investigation, comptroller’s office and the Attorney General’s office. The city's handling of the Rivington House situation has come under... Read more
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DNA Info
MTA to Sue City for 'Disregard to Public Safety' After Metro-North Firestore explosive and flammable substances under the Park Avenue Viaduct. The ag
MTA to Sue City for 'Disregard to Public Safety' After Metro-North Fire
DNA Info / Posted 28 days ago
store explosive and flammable substances under the Park Avenue Viaduct. The agency filed a notice of claim with the city comptroller’s office, which is generally seen as the precursor to litigation, naming both the city and the EDC. The fire,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Savings on the way for Texas back-to-school shoppersget their education,” said Craig Shearman, vice president of media relations at
Savings on the way for Texas back-to-school shoppers
KTXS Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
get their education,” said Craig Shearman, vice president of media relations at the National Retail Foundation. The Texas Comptroller’s Office estimates shoppers will save $92 million in state and local sales taxes this weekend. Crouch, said he... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during sales tax holidaystate and local sales taxes during this weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during sales tax holiday
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
state and local sales taxes during this weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes and school supplies, according to the state comptroller’s office. The sales tax holiday, which lasts Friday to Sunday, exempts back-to-school items such as book bags,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during sales tax holidayitems like book bags, notebooks, clothes and others under $100. Shoppers will s
Texas comptroller: Back-school shoppers could save up to $92 million during sales tax holiday
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
items like book bags, notebooks, clothes and others under $100. Shoppers will save about $8 per every $100 spent, the comptroller’s office said. "As families all over our state prepare to send their children back to school, we hope folks take... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fried Jello, Edible Colas, Bacontilla? What You Could Be Eating At The State Fair This Fallwould be about $8 for every $100 spent, and the holiday includes qualifying ite
Fried Jello, Edible Colas, Bacontilla? What You Could Be Eating At The State Fair This Fall
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
would be about $8 for every $100 spent, and the holiday includes qualifying items sold online. Read the fine print from the comptroller’s office. [The Associated Press] A 5-year-old boy from Fort Worth has been collecting hundreds of food cans all... Read more

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