Texas TAX question

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by greenedge, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. greenedge

    greenedge LawnSite Member
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    I live in Harris County,- Houston Texas
    I have been filing my income tax at the end of the year, however I don't collect sales tax. I once read that if you don't make more than $5000.00 quarterly you need not pay? Does this sound correct?
    Any suggestions for me to find out?
     
  2. Ken Kesey

    Ken Kesey LawnSite Member
    from Here
    Posts: 114

    You really need an accountant, at least to get you started on the right path to where you could pick it up later to do it yourself. Get a good one because I had one that wasn't very good and it cost me in more ways than one.
     
  3. thapco4

    thapco4 LawnSite Member
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    I'm not certain, but I think the limit is $5000 ANNUALLY not quaterly.
     
  4. MLL

    MLL LawnSite Member
    from Houston
    Posts: 10

    Call the state comptroller office in Austin or go see them at the local branch. It's off of beltway 8 on Imperial Valley.
     
  5. greenedge

    greenedge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    Thanks for your help
     
  6. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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  7. greenedge

    greenedge LawnSite Member
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    I called the comptrollers office and got everything taken care of.
     
  8. houston

    houston LawnSite Member
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    And what did you find out? :waving:
     
  9. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 593

    I am about ready to get crankin' and that is one of my questions...
     
  10. greenedge

    greenedge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    Last Aug I started my business, so I only had 4 months for 2003. Since I made less than $5,000.00 for 2003 I did not have to pay in. This year I do however , I have it set up to pay my sales tax at the end of the year. If you call Austin or the office in Houston like the other landscaper said, they will help you with any questions. -Later- Jesse
     

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