Franchise tax web service enables vendors and qualified entities to develop software using XML schemas for securely transmitting franchise tax reports and payments. The Texas franchise tax XML schema is modeled after the IRS MeF XML efile structure utilizing TIGERS standards.
This service establishes a paperless process and provides quicker responses about recoverable return errors to the preparer. This approach decreases the time needed for return preparation, return correction and provides a better service to our taxpayers.
Software vendors (tax software developers) may design this software as a product for any Texas franchise tax reporting entity. View the latest software transmission providers.
Qualified franchise tax reporting entities with IT departments may develop this software for use by their own accounting departments.
Franchise tax web service provides XML schemas for use in developing software.
For more information on the franchise tax, call our office at 800-252-1381.
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