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Adapting to Covid-19: Texas Comptroller

Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Jun 25, 2020

The Comptroller is the chief steward of the state's finances, acting as tax collector, chief accountant, chief revenue estimator and chief treasurer for all of state government, in addition to administering a number of other programs. Elected by the people of Texas in 2014, Glenn Hegar serves as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

To aid Texas franchise taxpayerswe are automatically extending the due date to file and pay 2020 Texas franchise tax reports to July 15, 2020.

We are also providing an extension of up to 90 days past the original due date to pay the motor vehicle tax due on purchases.

For businesses struggling to pay the full amount of sales taxes they collect from customers, a short-term payment agreement may be available.

For more information on these accommodations, please see Resources for taxpayers and small business assistance .

Resources and Updates for Affected Taxpayers and Local Governments

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The office of the Texas Comptroller is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 throughout the state.

It has information for taxpayers affected by COVID-19, including:

  • COVID-19 impacts on agency business functions
  • Updates on certain taxes, deadlines and extensions
  • How to request an extension of filing tax returns
  • Information about local government stimulus

For Texas Department of State Health Services updates on COVID-19, dial 2-1-1, then choose Option 6 (7 a.m. – 8 p.m., seven days per week). If you experience difficulty when dialing 2-1-1, email coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov.

To find Texas COVID-19 test collection sites, use the online mapping tool.

COVID-19 Response – Updates are frequent
Check our COVID-19 response page for the latest announcements.

Respuesta de COVID-19 – Actualizado con frequencia
Consulte nuestra página de respuesta de COVID-19 para conocer los últimos anuncios.

Para encontrar sitios de recolección de pruebas COVID-19 de Texas, utilice la herramienta de mapeo en línea.

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