Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records. All government information is presumed to be available to the public, although exceptions may apply to the disclosure of some information. Read more about the Public Information Act.

Submit a request

You can submit an open records request by mail, fax, in person or using our FYI Open Records Tool. With this tool you can make requests and track the progress online.

FYI Open Records Tool

Other options are:

By email:


By mail:

Open Records Section
Comptroller of Public Accounts
P.O. Box 13528
Austin, Texas 78711-3528

In person:

Open Records Section
111 East 17th Street
LBJ State Office Bldg., Rm. 310
Austin, Texas 78701

If you need special accommodation pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act, please contact our Workplace Accommodations Coordinator at 512-475-3560.

Before you enter a request…

Answers to most common questions can be found here on Comptroller.Texas.Gov. You may be able to find what you are looking for more quickly without submitting a request.

For help with taxes, check the Business Center,  Virtual Field OfficeTexas Taxes or find your local field office.

Our Transparency section contains  financial reportsdashboardssearchable databasesdatasets and much more.

Texas Open Data Portal

You can view data online, search for specific subsets of records and download files at the Open Data Portal. Datasets include:

  • Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax (10 years of data)
  • Active Sales Tax Permits
  • Active Franchise Taxpayers
  • Agricultural and Timber Exemption Registrations
  • Sales Tax Allocations
  • Active Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Retailers
  • Texas Tax Exempt Entities
  • State Expenditures

Secure Information and File Transfer (SIFT)

You can access additional datasets using Secure Information and File Transfer (SIFT). To use SIFT, set up an account. Log in to view and download information. Datasets available on SIFT:

  • Sales tax
  • Franchise tax
  • Hotel Occupancy tax
  • Natural Gas and Crude Oil information
  • Audits – completed and in progress

We encourage you to spend time learning how these sites work and browsing information available to the public.