Tax crime robs you and it costs the State of Texas.
To ensure a fair and efficient tax system, a level playing field must be maintained for all taxpayers. Everyone plays a role, whether complying with state tax laws or seeing that everyone plays by the same rules.
There are four ways the public can report suspected tax fraud or criminal activity involving Texas taxes to our investigators:
Please include as much detail as possible about the suspected business or individual(s) including their:
You may remain anonymous.
Law enforcement officers suspecting tax fraud should contact CID Chief Jim Harris at the Austin headquarters, 512-463-3901.
Note: Suspected cases of federal tax and/or Internal Revenue Service fraud should be reported to federal tax authorities.
The State Auditor’s Office investigates allegations of misuse and/or illegal acts involving state resources. Anyone with information about the misuse or misappropriation of state resources can report this information by phone to 800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348) or use the State Auditor’s Fraud Web site.
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.