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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: 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 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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Save On Municipal Utility Costs

By Shylo Bisnett on Jan 10, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Editor's Note, March 2021: We ran this piece a few months ago and we're hearing from many local leaders who are taking action based on these recommendations. Have you examined your utility payables yet? Our team of experts can help.

It’s time to scrutinize everything—receivables and payables

Many consumers have grown accustomed to frequently searching for better deals on utilities, from cable to electric to phone. But how often do municipalities do the same? However, local governments can experience significant savings from switching.

“Often, local leaders just don’t know how much they stand to save,” says Mordecai Benson, Azavar analyst. “But the results can be significant.”

Here are just a few of the ways Azavar has helped local governments reclaim real dollars on behalf of their residents:

Topics: Texas utility costs local budgets Illinois payables
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Welcome, Kingsville, Texas

By Ted Kamel on Dec 9, 2020 11:35:43 AM

We are very excited to welcome this southeast Texas community to our Azavar roster.

Azavar’s team of local-government analysts and experts will work with Kingsville’s finance team on a review of the city’s franchise fees and sales tax. Together, we’ll identify revenue Kingsville can use to support its growing community. 

Topics: Sales Tax Texas franchise fee revenue review client news