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

Disaster Proclamation for Hurricane Harvey — August 2017

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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.

Tax Policy News — Aug. 17, 2017

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.

Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure Initiative — Aug. 17, 2017

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.