The Texas Comptroller's office serves the state by collecting, processing, administering, or overseeing 100 separate taxes, fees, assessments, and program applications, including local sales taxes collected on behalf of more than 1,700 Texas cities, counties, and other local governments.

News and Announcements

Franchise Tax Filers: Details on Mailings Sent February/March 2024

Form 05-213, Texas Notice of Forfeiture of Registration

If you received this notice, your charter has been forfeited by the Secretary of State’s (SOS) office for failure to meet franchise tax filing or payment requirements. Learn how to resolve this issue and ensure your franchise tax filings and payments are current.

Once your franchise tax filings and payments are current, you’ll need a tax clearance letter from the Comptroller’s office to reinstate your charter at the SOS.

Form 05-285 (or email notice), Texas Franchise Taxpayers: Annual Reports are Due

This is your reminder that franchise tax reports are due May 15, 2024. Franchise tax filing requirements have recently changed; please read the latest information about filing.

Tax Policy News

The February 2024 issue of Tax Policy News is now available. You can also read previous issues of our online newsletter on this website.