Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Electronic Filing

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Use WebFile to electronically file a tax report and submit payment (by credit card, electronic check or via TEXNET).

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Insurance Premium Tax (Surplus Lines/Purchasing Groups)

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A tax is imposed on policies of insurance that are written by eligible surplus lines insurers through Texas licensed surplus lines agents.


4.85% (.0485) of taxable premiums

Due Date

Yearly: March 1 for the previous calendar year.

Prepayments are due by the 15th of the month in which the agent accrues $70,000 or more.

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.