McAllen Chamber of Commerce
1200 Ash Avenue, McAllen, TX 78501 | (956) 682-2871

Business Tax and Employer Responsibilities

BUSINESS TAX RESPONSIBILITIES

State

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

Federal

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/
 

EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES

Federal requirements

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 requirements

State 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 Disabilities

P.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