Citizen-centric reporting of government financial information is a growing national trend, and another way the state of Texas is informing citizens in plain language on how their tax dollars are being spent.
A Report to the Citizens of Texas is our citizen-centric report highlighting state of Texas financial information in a concise, easily understood format. For details, see the fiscal 2013 A Report to the Citizens of Texas.
The Comptroller’s office has converted the payee numbers in TINS that begin with 2 to randomly assigned numbers that begin with 7. All state agencies and institutions of higher education must ACCEPT the new 7 TINs effective March 3. For more information, see the Extract Availability Timeline. The Agency Setup region was refreshed with production data for TINS testing during the March 1–2 conversion weekend.
All agencies and institutions must be ready to SUBMIT the new 7 TINs on or before April 7 if an extension was not approved.
Note: The rules outlined in the Matrix for TINS Payee Number Conversion (Excel) go into effect April 7. Unless an extension was approved, agencies must use/send 7 numbers for payee maintenance (according to Matrix rules) and for USAS payments (except when the four-day grace period applies).
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