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Welcome, Kingsville, Texas

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. 

Congrats to our newest customer, Kingsville, Texas!

Some Fun Facts About Kingsville:

  • With more than 25,000 residents, Kingsville, Texas is also home to a campus of the Texas A & M University, as well as a high-profile naval air station.
  • Kingsville has been home to famous folks such as Jim Morrison and Eva Longoria.
  • The city is an accredited Main Street America community, a program supporting active downtown districts.
  • The nearby historic King Ranch is one of Texas’ largest working ranches, with more than 60,000 head of cattle and 300 quarter horses.

When is the last time you reviewed your community’s franchise fees or sales tax? Or short-term rental ordinances and taxes? What about utility user taxes? Contact Azavar to get started. It never hurts to check. Let’s talk.

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Ted Kamel

Written by Ted Kamel

Ted Kamel is a native of Tyler, Texas. His public service began in 1984 at age 24 when he was elected the youngest to serve on the Tyler City Council. He served 2 terms including Mayor Pro Tem. He served District 6 in the Texas House for 4 terms from 1991-1999 and he maintained the highest ratings with all business-related groups throughout his tenure. For the last 12 years, Kamel has been involved in helping cities with revenue discovery and recovery services. Kamel pioneered business-friendly hotel audits and blazed a trail for cities large and small with full H.O.T. programs including audits, short term rental discovery, and analysis/administration. He has authored several articles on the impact of a positive pro-active H.O.T. program for cities and has been a regular guest speaker at conferences on the lodging tax issues. As a senior hotel audit manager, Kamel managed 2,700 hotel audits recovering more than $14 million for client cities.