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Franchise Tax Web Service enables vendors and qualified entities to develop software using XML schemas for securely transmitting Franchise Tax reports and payments. Using the service eliminates paper reports and expedites status notification. Learn more about Franchise Tax Web Service development and how to participate.
Computerized tax processors, commercial printers, software producers, payroll companies and other companies or individuals developing substitute Texas Franchise Tax forms can email us for additional information.
Tax forms and schedules that are generated using unapproved software will not be processed properly, resulting in rejected filings and potential liability for your customers.
Download the EDI maps for the ANSI ASC X12 813 transaction set for writing tax-filing software.
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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.