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Special Reports

At the Comptroller’s office, we’ve long championed the importance of transparency. We’re committed to keeping the state’s books open, accessible and understandable for our citizens.

That’s why we continue to release reports which spotlight issues that hit Texans in their wallets — local taxes, local debt, public pension obligations — and how cities, counties, school districts and special purpose districts spend your tax dollars.

Public School Construction Costs

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If you own property in Texas, you are probably paying property taxes to fund school construction. See how that money is being spent around Texas.

Your Money and Local Debt

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Find out about the debt governments are taking on in your name: what the debt is buying and how long it will take to repay.

Your Money and Education Debt

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This report on public and higher education debt shows how much debt our public and higher education institutions are carrying.

Your Money and Pension Obligations

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This report examines the effect of public pension obligations on government financial stability

Your Money and the Taxing Facts

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Find out who is taxing you and for what purpose. Get information on local taxing entities and tax levies in your area.

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