Texas Comptroller

Webfile eSystem Outage We are experiencing an intermittent outage with our Webfile eSystem. Some users are currently unable to access Webfile. We are working to resolve this issue and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Franchise Tax reports, payments and extensions that are filed and/or paid on or before Wednesday, May 17 will be considered timely filed. Any late-filing penalty that would normally occur will not be assessed.

Alert – Texas Comptroller’s webfile eSystem is down on May 15,2023

This is just a quick post to alert everyone who needs to file a Texas Franchise Tax Report that the Texas Comptroller’s webfile eSystem is down, as of 3pm on May 15, 2023. I’ve been trying to access the system for about 4 hours and haven’t been able to log into the system. The Comptroller […]

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Emergency Preparation Supplies - Texas Sales Tax Holiday from April 24, 2021 through April 26, 2021

Sales Tax Free Holiday In Texas For Emergency Supplies

Did the 2021 winter storm get you thinking about being better prepared for the next one? If so, make your list now of items you’ll need and be prepared for the Texas Sales Tax Holiday for emergency preparation supplies. The sales tax holiday will run from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021, through midnight

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The new due date for 2021 Texas Franchise Tax Reports is now June 15, 2021.

Businesses in Texas get extra time to file Franchise Tax Returns

Businesses in Texas will get some extra time to file their Texas Franchise Tax Reports for report year 2021. This is the report that covers calendar year 2020 and fiscal years that ended within 2020. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has automatically extending the due date to June 15, 2021 to be consistent with

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Texas Franchise Tax Update

Watch out for the new Texas Comptroller emailed Tax Return Due Date Reminder

Towards the end of 2020 the Texas Comptroller updated their website to include a notice that they are changing the annual reminders to file a Franchise Tax Return. I wrote a blog post about these notices back in December and here’s a link to that post. In prior years they mailed a paper reminder to

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Texas Franchise Tax Update

Texas Franchise Tax Filers Need To Watch For Emailed Reminders

The Texas Comptroller is changing the way annual reminders to file the Texas Franchise Tax will be delivered for 2021. For years, they have mailed an annual reminder to each Texas Franchise Tax filer with information about the current year’s due dates and this reminder includes the webfile number the taxpayer will use to e-file

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Texas Franchise Tax Extended Due Date

UPDATE: The Texas Comptroller has added time to file extended Texas Franchise Tax Reports. If you extended your Texas Franchise Tax Report on July 15, 2020 (for non-EFT Franchise Taxpayers) and August 15, 2020 (for EFT Franchise Taxpayers), the due date is now January 15, 2021. Their initial posting had said it was only extended

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Is Texas planning to implement Wayfair Economic Nexus for the Texas Franchise Tax?

I was surfing the web this hot Sunday afternoon because it’s just too hot to go outside and I found this gem of an update posted by KMPG in their TWIST podcast published on August 12, 2019. It’s a very short 1:54 podcast so I encourage you to go listen or read the transcript for yourself.

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