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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

taxes

Franchise Tax Refunds

All taxpayers must provide the following information when requesting a refund of taxes paid in error directly from the Comptroller's office:

  • amended report
    • write "AMENDED REFUND" at the top of each page if the amendment results in an overpayment
    • write "AMENDED RAR REFUND" if the amendment is an overpayment due to a Revenue Agent Report (RAR) adjustment,
  • signed letter stating fully and in detail the reason for the amended return,
  • taxpayer name and number,
  • Form 01-137, Power of Attorney (PDF) or other written authorization, if being represented by an authorized agent,
  • final RAR date, if applicable, and
  • date of claim postmarked within the statute of limitations

Send franchise tax amended reports to:

Mailing address:

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
P.O. Box 149348
Austin, TX 78774-9348

Delivery address:

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
111 E. 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774-0100

For refund information related to Franchise Tax, please call 800-531-5441, ext. 3-4402.