Check our COVID-19 response page for the latest announcements. Consulte nuestra página de respuesta de COVID-19 para conocer los últimos anuncios.

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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Announcements and Notifications

E-cigarette Retailer Permit Requirement

E-cigarette retailers who intend to sell, store or make delivery sales of e-cigarette products to consumers in Texas must apply for an e-cigarette retailer permit by Jan. 1, 2022, per Senate Bill 248, 87th Legislature. An e-cigarette retailer must also have an active Texas sales tax permit. For more information, see the E-cigarette Retailer Permit or Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

High Call Volume

We are experiencing higher than normal call volume. While we are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Time, shorter wait times normally occur from 8-10 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. Please have your 11-digit taxpayer number ready when you call. For additional information, see our Call Tips and Peak Schedule webpage.

Modified Hours and Locations for Walk-in Taxpayer Service
Horas Modificadas y Ubicaciones para Servicio de Contribuyente en Persona

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Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Resources and Updates for Affected Taxpayers and Local Governments

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We are closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 throughout the state.

We have information for taxpayers affected by COVID-19, including:

  • COVID-19 impacts on agency business functions
  • Updates on certain taxes, deadlines and extensions
  • How to request an extension of filing tax returns
  • Information about local government stimulus

For Texas Department of State Health Services updates on COVID-19, dial 2-1-1, then choose Option 6 (7 a.m. – 8 p.m., seven days per week). If you experience difficulty when dialing 2-1-1, email

To find Texas COVID-19 test collection sites, use the online mapping tool.