The Comptroller has posted her October Tax Policy News e-newsletter on her website.  The link to the Tax Policy News is http://www.cpa.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxpnw/tpn2008/tpn811.html.  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.