Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Coastal Protection Fee

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A fee is imposed on all crude oil and condensate transferred from or to vessels at a marine terminal located in Texas.


The tax rate on returns for transfers is 1.333 cents per barrel of crude oil or condensate.

The rate can vary or the fee can be suspended, depending on the balance in the Coastal Protection Fund.

Due Date

Monthly: last day of the month following the end of the reporting month.

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In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.