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Texas Sales Tax Exemption for Qualified Research


 Texas allows an exemption from sales tax for qualified research.

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts is reminding taxpayers who are claiming the sales tax exemption for qualified research that the Annual Information Report (AIR) is due on March 31, 2015. The AIR must be remitted by taxpayers interested in renewing their Texas Qualified Research Registration Number.

Information on the report is needed by the Comptroller, who is required to report to the Texas Legislature the following information:

  • The amount of qualified research performed in Texas
  • The number of employees engaged in research and development in Texas
  • Data regarding sales tax revenue

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.