Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Automotive Oil Sales Fee Refunds

All taxpayers must provide the following information when requesting a refund of taxes/fees paid in error directly from the Comptroller's office:

  • signed letter stating fully and in detail the reason for the refund claim;
  • the amount of refund requested;
  • date when the tax was erroneously paid (begin and end date of the period)
  • copy of the invoice(s);
  • taxpayer name and number; and
  • Power of Attorney (01-137) (PDF, 14KB) or other written authorization, if being represented by an authorized agent.

Note: The statute of limitations for refund requests is four years.

Send tax refund requests to:

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
111 E. 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774-0100

Taxpayers that pay the automotive oil sales fee may elect to request a refund directly from the Comptroller's office. See Rule 3.701 relating to the automotive oil sales fee.

For refund information for the Automotive Oil Sales Fee, call (800) 531-5441, ext. 3-4545.

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