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.
Learn about the steps necessary to ensure a sound financial path for the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
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.
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.
This report examines the effect of public pension obligations on government financial stability
- A Roadmap to Better summarizes all four reports in our Texas, It’s Your Money series, including an action guide for decision-makers and citizens to follow.
- The Your Tools for Tracking Your Tax Dollars worksheets help you capture and track your tax dollars and local government debt.
- “Texas, It’s Your Money” Series Snapshot is a brief overview of the series.