Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2015
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today that businesses affected by the recent severe weather, tornadoes and floods in certain Texas counties can postpone filing and paying state taxes.
The affected counties are Bosque, Clay, Denton, Eastland, Gaines, Montague and Van Zandt. Businesses needing additional time to file or pay can simply call our office to request a 90-day extension.
“I want those affected by the severe weather to be able to focus on cleaning up the damage and getting back to normal,” Hegar said. “These businesses are important to the Texas economy and deserve the benefit of additional time to file and pay state taxes if they need it.”
In addition, certain recovery-related expenses for residents and businesses are exempt from sales tax, including the following:
For more information or to request a tax filing extension, call the Comptroller's toll-free tax assistance line in Austin at 1-800-252-5555.
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