The Texas Comptroller's office serves the state by collecting more than 60 separate taxes, fees and assessments, including local sales taxes collected on behalf of more than 1,400 cities, counties and other local governments around the state.
Governor Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The Comptroller’s office has information for taxpayers affected by the storm, including how to file for an extension of filing tax returns.
The August 2017 issue of Tax Policy News is now available. This issue of Tax Policy News summarizes Texas tax law changes resulting from bills passed by the 85th Legislature (Regular Session) and lists the statutes affected by the changes. You can also read previous issues of our online newsletter on this website.
Texas is participating in a special limited-time voluntary disclosure program for online marketplace sellers through the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC). Qualifying taxpayers must apply through the MTC by Oct. 17, 2017, and register and start collecting tax as of Dec. 1, 2017. The program covers Texas sales and use and franchise taxes. More information is available on our website and the MTC website.
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.