A diverse economy, growing work force and friendly business climate attract more businesses to the Lone Star state every day. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ office regularly presents free taxpayer seminars throughout the state to help new and existing business owners understand their state tax responsibilities.

Seven seminars will take place throughout June at various locations across the state. A complete list of locations, dates and times is available at www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/seminars.html.

At the seminars, taxpayers can learn about sales tax forms, filing and paying taxes electronically, taxable goods and services, e-services to help taxpayers manage their accounts online, the Comptroller’s e-mail subscription service that alerts taxpayers when new tax information is posted online, and the array of other services and information available from the Comptroller’s office.

to assist taxpayers.

Comptroller representatives will answer questions and provide assistance to


“A strong and diverse business community is the key to Texas’ economic strength,”

Combs said. “We are committed to assisting Texas businesses by making taxes simpler,

smarter, faster and, above all, transparent. We owe it to our taxpayers to provide

the best customer service possible.”

For more information about the seminar in your area, call the Comptroller’s field

office [


] in your area. Locate the phone number here

http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/fieldoff.html [


Those who are unable to attend the seminars can call the Comptroller’s toll-free tax

assistance line at (800) 252-5555. Tax forms and tax information can also be found

on the Comptroller’s Web site, www.window.state.tx.us [