Type A and B Economic Development Corporations


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Cities are urged to consult the Attorney General’s Economic Development Handbook and their own legal counsel for any questions or interpretations of economic development laws.

Tax Programs/Incentives

Case Studies

Get insight from other communities and Comptroller experts on ways to implement the Type A and B sales taxes.

Municipality Type Case Study Publication Date
Cedar Park A Communities partner with developers to build arenas, stadiums Feb 2010
Corpus Christi A Minor-league ball is a major league hit for Texas tourism. June 2008
Flower Mound B Two cents worth: Flower Mound utilizes new sales tax for services Jul/Aug 2009
Mercedes, Hillsboro, San Marcos A Outlet centers beef up revenues for Texas towns Sep/Oct 2007
Round Rock B Infrastructure solutions boost economic development Nov/Dec 2007
Seguin A Luring the CAT to central Texas Sep/Oct 2009
Statewide Both Sales, hotel occupancy taxes help cities fund downtown development. April 2008
Statewide Both Cities can tap state and local grants for recreational development Sep/Oct 2008
Statewide Both Sales tax can help cities drive transportation projects Nov/Dec 2007