Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Petroleum Products Delivery Fee (PPDF) Refunds

All taxpayers must provide the following information when requesting a refund of taxes 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) 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

Exempt purchasers that pay the petroleum product deliver fee may elect to request a refund directly from the Comptroller's office. See Rule 3.151 relating to the imposition and collection of the petroleum product delivery fee. Exempt purchasers include electrical generating plants, common carrier railroads for its exclusive use or petroleum products exported from the state prior to being placed into intermediate storage tanks.

For refund information for the Petroleum Product Delivery Fee, call (800) 531-5441, ext. 3-4545.

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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.