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New Texas Identification Numbers Assigned

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has converted all Texas Identification Numbers that were based on a Social Security Number to a new format. This change will affect state employees, sole proprietorship business owners, and any other individuals who had TINs based on a SSN rather than an Employer Identification Number. | More on new Texas Identification Numbers

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity for Public Comment: Strategic Plan and Legislative Appropriations Request

DARS is seeking public input on our 2015-2019 Strategic Plan and Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR). The meeting originally slated for Friday, May 9 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 13. The purpose of this public hearing is to gather ideas and suggestions regarding improvements to services provided by DARS and our budget. | More on Strategic Plan and Legislative Appropriations Request

DARS 2013 Annual Report Available Online

The 2013 DARS Annual Report follows the theme "The Power of Us." The report features a message from Commissioner Veronda L. Durden and consumer success stories. | More on 2013 Annual Report

DARS Report on Centers for Independent Living Available

DARS has submitted a report to the legislature about state-funded Centers for Independent Living (CIL) during fiscal years 2014 and 2015. | More on Centers for Independent Living Report

Request for Comments on DARS Annual Application for Early Childhood Intervention Federal Funding

DARS Division for Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services is seeking public comment on the application for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C. The annual funding application will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. | More on Public Comments for IDEA Application













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