Labor Day

Quick Start for:

Cigarette and Cigar/Tobacco Taxes Refunds

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

  • Amended Report - write "Amended" at the top of each page. Report must include the following documents:
    • 69-126 - Texas Distributor Report of Interstate Sales of Cigars and/or Tobacco Products.
    • 69-111 - Texas Distributor Receiving Record of Cigar and /or Tobacco Products.
    • 69-302 - Texas Certificate of Tax Exempt Sales
  • 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) and
  • Power of Attorney (01-137) or other written authorization, if being represented by an authorized agent.

Cigarette refunds on active taxpayer:

  • Signed letter on company letterhead 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);
  • Power of Attorney (01-137.pdf) or other written authorization, if being represented by an authorized agent.

Cigarette refunds on an inactive taxpayer:

  • Letter on company letterhead requesting refund on unused tax stamps.
  • Power of Attorney (01-137.pdf) or other written authorization, if being represented by an authorized agent.

Any other tax liabilities owed the State must be paid before a refund transaction can be initiated.

Send tax refund requests to:

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

For refund information for Cigarette, Cigars and Tobacco Products Taxes, please call (800) 531-5441, ext. 3-3731.

Required Plug-ins