Business Tax and Employer Responsibilities
BUSINESS TAX RESPONSIBILITIES
All businesses which will have taxable sales and/or taxable labor must contact the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in order to obtain a sales and use tax permit and process state sales tax information.
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts 200 S. 10th, Ste. 801 McAllen, Texas 78501 (956) 687-9227 http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/sales/faq_permit.html
Businesses will need to contact the Texas Workforce Commission to obtain a state employer’s identification number and information on tax credits for employees employed by the business.Texas Workforce Commission Tax Department 400 E. Hackberry Ave. McAllen, Texas 78501 (956) 984-7280
Businesses will need to contact the Internal Revenue Service for information regarding federal taxes, tax identification numbers, business tax credits, and employment tax regulations.Internal Revenue Service 825 E. Rundberg Lane Austin, Texas 78753 1-800-829-1040 http://www.irs.gov/
Federal requirements are the Americans with Disabilities act requirements, Equal Employment Requirements, Safety requirements, and Wage and Labor Requirements:Office on the Americans with Disabilities Act Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20530 1-800-514-0301 1-800-514-0383 (TTY) http://www.justice.gov U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission San Antonio District Office 5410 Fredericksburg Ste. 200 Legacy Oaks, Building A San Antonio, Texas 78229 1-800- 669-4000 http://www.eeoc.gov Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor 1033 La Posada Dr., Suite 375 La Costa Green Building Austin, Texas 78752 (512) 374-0271 http://www.osha.gov U.S. Department of Labor Regional Wage and Hour Office 10127 Moroco Ste. 140 San Antonio, Texas 78216 (210) 308-4515 1-866-487-9243 http://www.dol.gov/
State requirementsState Requirements are the American with Disabilities Act Requirements, Drug-Free Workplace, Equal Employment Requirements, Plant Closings, Safety Requirements, Wage and Labor Requirements, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance.
Texas Governor’s Committee on People with DisabilitiesP.O. Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711 (512) 463-5739 (512) 463-5746 (TDD) http://www.governor.state.tx.us./disabilities Texas Drug-Free Workplace Initiative 2525 Wallingwood Bldg. 5 Austin, Texas 78746 (512) 328-1144 Texas Commission on Human Rights 6330 E. Hwy. 290 Ste. 250 Austin, Texas 78723 (512) 437-3450 http://www.tchr.state.tx.us/ EDWAA Unit Texas Workforce Commission 101 E. 15 Street Ste. 104-T Austin, Texas 78701-0001 (512) 936-0425 http://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/jtpa/dislocat.html OSHCON Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission Southfield Building 4000 S. IH35 Austin, Texas 78704 (512) 448-7900 http://www.twcc.state.tx.us/ Labor Law Department Texas Workforce Commission 101 E. 15 Austin, Texas 78778 (512) 837-9559 1-800-832-9243 http://www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/tax/taxdept.html (Scroll down to Labor Law Department) Businesses should have the following posters required to be posted at the place of business, if necessary contact the agency indicated to request copies for posting. “Federal Minimum Wage” and “Employee Polygraph Protection Act” U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (210) 308-4515 “Occupational Safety and Health Administration Notice” U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (512) 916-5783 “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (210) 281-7600 “Texas Unemployment Compensation Act” and “Schedule of Paydays” Texas Workforce Commission (512) 463-2747 “The Law in Texas” (Optional Poster) Texas Commission on Human Rights (512) 437-3450