The Comptroller has posted her October Tax Policy News e-newsletter on her website.  The link to the Tax Policy News is  In the newsletter, the Comptroller notifies taxpayers that the instructions for 2009 Franchise Tax Reports have been released and are available on-line.  The Comptroller has also released a new publication to assist ready-mix cement contractors in navigating the new sales tax rules that affect their industry.  Finally, the Comptroller has posted a number of proposed rule changes.