Discover strategies for managing Texas franchise tax and explore 2013 legislative initiatives.Avoid errors, omissions, and overpayments with a comprehensive understanding of Texas franchise tax. Attend this seminar and you will learn how to navigate common pitfalls, prevent costly mistakes, and keep your organization audit-ready. Learn what revenues and costs businesses need to track and monitor in order to maximize their Texas state tax benefits. Discover what considerations to keep in mind when planning for commonly-owned entities. Come learn about an ever-changing tax that's filled with exemptions, deductions and preferences - promising to keep CPAs busy for years to come. Benefits for You -Easily determine who pays - and who doesn't -Explore industry preferences and examples -Find out about combined reporting -Get practical tips on contesting audits Learning Objectives -You will be able to explain calculating and reporting margin tax. -You will be able to discuss computing revenue. -You will be able to identify how to deduct compensation. -You will be able to describe how to deal with franchise tax audits and controversies.