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Course Description & Learning Objectives

Location: Hilton Post Oak (2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056)

Speakers: Jimmy Martens, Bobby Bui, & Gordon Martens

Brochure & Agenda: (Houston Brochure 4/20/22) - Download as a (PDF)

Texas Sales Tax for the Oilfield Services Industry (4hrs of CPE)

Program Knowledge Level Basic

Program Prerequisites none

Course Time (8:30am-12:00pm)

This course explains how the Texas sales and use tax and well servicing tax rules apply to the oilfield services industry at all stages of the drilling and completion processes.

This course starts with determining an area of interest, then proceeds through the drilling and completion of a well.

After discussing the rules for producing fields, we conclude with tax rules for workover, plugging, and abandonment.

We also review the Comptrollers recent change in taxing policies for oilfield services, including flowback, directional drilling, and others.

Course Topics:

⬧ Seismic and Site Work

⬧ Drilling and Completion

⬧ Well-Servicing Issues

⬧ Operating Producing Fields

⬧ Workover

Texas Sales Tax for the Construction Industry (4hrs of CPE)

Program Knowledge Level Basic

Program Prerequisite none

Course Time (12:30pm-4:00pm)

Learn how the Texas sales tax rules apply to all aspects of residential and commercial construction work.

We address contract pricing issues, new construction, remodeling, and repair/maintenance. We'll also cover issues arising with dedicated improvements, common areas, erosion control measures, and tax-exempt jobs.

The TERP, motor vehicle sales tax, and motor fuels tax issues along with strategies in minimizing their taxes will be reviewed in this course.

Finally we’ll cover the special rules applicable to work done in declared disaster areas.

Course Topics:

⬧ Contract Pricing Issues

⬧ New Construction

⬧ Commercial Repair, Remodeling, and Maintenance

⬧ Residential Development

⬧ Tax-Exempt Jobs

⬧ Pitfalls in Contract Drafting

If you have friends or colleagues that wish to attend this course,

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No advanced preparation needed for this course.

Digital course materials will be provided (PDF)

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