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News Release from Comptroller Susan Combs

For Immediate Release
November 13, 2009

Texas Franchise Tax Extended Due Date Coming Soon

(AUSTIN) —Businesses that requested an extension of time to file Texas franchise tax have until Monday, Nov. 16, to file 2009 franchise tax reports. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs urges taxpayers with last-minute questions to look for answers online before picking up the phone.

“The taxpayer assistance lines are very busy as the tax deadline approaches,” Combs said.  “Our franchise tax Web page offers a quicker answer to many frequently asked questions.”

Franchise tax forms and general information are available online at The following links also provide useful information:

In addition, the Comptroller’s Tax Policy News provides numerous articles on many franchise tax topics. See

To speak to a franchise tax specialist, please call (800) 252-1381.


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