Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Texas Franchise Tax Due Dates

Answers to Your Questions

Annual Franchise Tax Reports

The annual franchise tax report is due May 15. For entities that became subject to franchise tax in the previous year, the first report due is an annual report.

Final Franchise Tax Reports

The final franchise tax report must be filed and paid in the year a Texas entity plans to terminate, merge or withdraw with the Texas Secretary of State's office, or within 60 days after an out-of-state entity ceases having nexus in Texas.

Required Plug-ins

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.