Depending on the tax, Texas taxpayers may be required to electronically report (file) and/or pay based on the amount reported and paid in the preceding state fiscal year (September 1 to August 31).
All “No Tax Due” reports due after Jan. 1, 2016 must be filed electronically.
Taxpayers who paid $100,000 or more must report electronically through Webfile or EDI.
Taxpayers who paid $500,000 or more for any specific tax are required to transmit payments using TEXNET.
There are a number of ways to file/report:
eSystems is a secure portal for a variety of online transactions, including Webfile. Once you register and log into eSystems, you can access Webfile.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is for businesses with a large number of outlets, leases, schedules or authorities.
You must download the forms and use Adobe Reader to fill them out. Print and mail or return them to one of our offices.
If you have no taxable sales to report, you can file by phone.
Texas Franchise reports may be submitted electronically with approved tax preparation provider software.
There are a number of ways to pay:
With Webfile, you can file your return early and post-date the electronic check payment by changing the payment effective date.
Learn more about paying with Webfile.
You can do an electronic funds transfer from your bank with EDI.
Taxpayers who paid $500,000 or more for a specific tax in the preceding state fiscal year (Sep. 1 to Aug. 31) are required to pay using TEXNET.
Paying by credit card will incur a non-refundable processing fee:
|up to $100.00||$1.00|
|$100.01 or more||2.25% of the amount plus a $0.25 processing fee|
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For questions regarding electronic filing or payment, please email Electronic Reporting or call 800-442-3453.
For questions regarding TEXNET payments, please call the TEXNET Hotline at 800-531-5441, ext. 3-3010.