Beginning March 1, 2020, state law requires manufacturers of off-highway vehicles licensed by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) to file an annual report listing warranty information from Texas customers that purchased new off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from retailers not located in Texas.
As a TxDMV-licensed manufacturer of OHVs, you must file an off-highway vehicle warranty (OHVW) report online if you
The report must include warranty information for new off-highway vehicles purchased outside Texas and warrantied in Texas. Off-highway vehicles include
As an off-highway vehicle manufacturer, you must file the report even if you did not warranty any new off-highway vehicles in Texas during the reporting period (previous calendar year).
You must report online the required warranty information using the Comptroller eSystems.
On the Comptroller website, select the Webfile – eSystems Login.
From the eSystems menu, select Off-Highway Vehicle Manufacturer Reporting and follow the instructions to file your warranty report.
Your annual report must include a separate line-item entry providing the OHV warranty information for each vehicle sold in the previous calendar year, by a retailer outside the state of Texas to a customer who warranties the vehicle within Texas. Each entry must include the following:
The report is due annually on March 1 of the year following the reporting period. For example, warranty activity for calendar year 2019 is due on March 1, 2020. If the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the due date will be the next business day.
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