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Helping Morgan City, Louisiana Ensure Tax Compliance

By Ted Kamel on Apr 19, 2021 11:15:25 AM

We are excited to announce our newest customer, Morgan City, Louisiana. This community is proud of its location “right in the middle of everywhere”—almost equidistant between New Orleans, Lafayette, and Baton Rouge—and we are proud to help Morgan City take control of its finances through a series of comprehensive compliance audits. 

Topics: revenue review client news Louisiana tax compliance local revenue
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Texas cities take control of local revenue

By Shylo Bisnett on Apr 8, 2021 8:19:15 AM

All across the Lone Star State, we are proud to help more and more municipalities review revenue, ensure tax compliance, and stabilize their long-term revenue picture.

Topics: Texas revenue review client news hotel-motel tax short-term rental local revenue
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New Customer: Issaquah, Washington

By Tom Fagan on Apr 8, 2021 6:14:53 AM

Welcome to the Azavar Family

For local governments, it’s always been important to have a consistent flow of revenue to ensure stable finances. But with so much economic uncertainty, all communities should take a second look at revenue.

Topics: revenue review client news Washington local revenue
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Local Economic Recovery Spurred by Sales-Tax Revenue

By Shylo Bisnett on Apr 5, 2021 1:44:23 PM

During the past year, many of our customers have seen revenue from sales taxes, food-and-beverage taxes, hotel-motel taxes, and other fees slow to a trickle.

But soon, Americans are going to be vaxxing and relaxing—and spending, too.

Topics: covid-19 localgov economy revenue review local revenue
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New Customer: Chandler, Texas

By Ted Kamel on Apr 2, 2021 10:51:40 AM

Congratulations on taking control of your local-revenue picture

Local governments must consistently demonstrate that they are being prudent with revenue. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that every penny is is actually coming in to community coffers, funding critical needs as well as amenities. 

Topics: Texas revenue review client news local revenue
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New Customer! Bedford, Texas

By Ted Kamel on Feb 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM

We're excited to get started with our latest new customer

We’re excited to offer that keen insight and real dollars to our new customer, Bedford, Texas, through a series of in-depth revenue reviews and short-term rental administration.

Topics: local government Texas revenue review client news
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New Customer Alert: Calumet Park, Illinois

By Tom Fagan on Feb 18, 2021 9:47:27 AM

We’re excited to help

At Azavar, we always encourage communities to take a keen eye to its revenue receipts. Whether you’re talking about hotel-motel or sales taxes, franchise or short-term rental fees, it’s important to do stay on top of what’s coming into your community coffers. But it’s so hard for finance teams to find the time and resources to conduct in-depth revenue reviews.

That’s why we’re excited to partner with Calumet Park, Illinois to review this city’s hotel-motel taxes. 

Topics: local government revenue review client news Illinois
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National Chocolate Cake Day

By Shylo Bisnett on Jan 27, 2021 2:07:36 PM

January 27 is National Chocolate Cake Day!

Pretty much everyone loves chocolate cake, right? Sinking your teeth into a decadent slice of moist cake slathered in the frosting of your choice … it really doesn’t get much better than that.

Treat yourself to a slice (or two) of chocolate cake from your favorite local bakery today. It’s a great moment of self care, and helps support small businesses. And we all know that Main Street businesses can use every penny right now.

Topics: utility tax revenue review
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New Azavar Customer: Palmview, Texas

By Ted Kamel on Jan 26, 2021 9:07:30 AM

Welcome to the Azavar Family

More than ever, local governments need to make sure they’re getting what their due via existing taxes and fees. Azavar is excited to help Palmview with a thorough examination of its franchise fees and sales-tax receipts. Because when city finances are strong, cities are strong.

Topics: Sales Tax Texas franchise fee revenue review client news
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True Transparency for College Place, Washington

By Shylo Bisnett on Jan 14, 2021 1:30:10 PM

We’re helping College Place, Washington make sure they’re on track

Our clients always want to make sure they have a handle on what’s going on with their receivables. But rarely do municipalities have the time or resources in house to do the kind of frequent, comprehensive revenue reviews to really make sure. That’s what was going on with College Place, Washington.

Download the full case study today and share with your team.

Topics: Sales Tax revenue review Washington