Refund for Economic Development (Texas)

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Place Texas

Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Refund for Economic Development (Texas)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Sales Tax Incentive
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Texas Comptroller's Office
Primary Website

Last Review 8/13/14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Refund for Economic Development under the Tax Code for state tax refunds for economic development. Some Texas property owners may be eligible to receive refunds of state sales and use taxes and franchise taxes for paying local school property taxes, subject to the following requirements. To be eligible for a refund, a property owner must have established a new business in a reinvestment zone or expanded or modernized an existing business located in the zone.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller

Address PO Box 13528, Capitol Station
Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78711-3528