Free taxpayer seminar to help Lufkin businesses

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - 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 learn about sales tax forms, filing and paying taxes electronically, taxable goods and services along with other information to help assist taxpayers.

"A strong and diverse business community is the key to Texas' economic strength, 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." Combs said.

The next seminar in the Lufkin area is scheduled for Thursday, Oct.13, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Angelina College Small Business Development Center, located at 3500 S. First St.

Comptroller representatives will answer questions and provide assistance to attendees.

For more information about the seminar, call the Comptroller's Lufkin Field Office at 936-634-2621.

Those who are unable to attend the seminar can call the Comptroller's toll-free tax assistance line at 1-800-252-5555. Tax forms and tax information can also be found on the Comptroller's web site,