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.

News and Announcements

Counties Declared Disaster Areas Due to Severe Weather and Flooding

On Sept. 19, 2019, Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration for these 13 counties affected by the severe weather and flooding: Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, and San Jacinto counties. Taxpayers affected by the severe weather and flooding are eligible (by request only) for an extension of time to file and pay taxes due.

Request an Extension

Taxpayers affected by the severe weather are eligible for an extension of time to file and pay taxes due. Extensions are available upon request only and will be granted by the Comptroller’s office in 30-day increments. If you are unable to file and pay within 30 days, you may request additional extensions (up to 90 days total).

Please provide the following information to to request an extension to file and pay your taxes:

  • Taxpayer Name
  • Taxpayer Number
  • Tax Type(s) for which the extension is requested
  • Affected filing period(s)
  • Name and phone number of the person making the request

Out of State Sellers: Register Now!

Remote sellers are required to begin sales and use tax collections on Oct. 1, 2019. You should:

Once registered, you will receive sales and use tax report forms and other important information.

Tax Policy News

The August 2019 issue of Tax Policy News (2019 Legislative Update) is now available. You can also read previous issues of our online newsletter on this website.