Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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TxSmartBuy Ordering System

TxSmartBuy Help

System Requirements and Browser Compatibility

Browser Version Windows Vista, SP1 & SP2 Windows XP SP2 & SP3
IE 8 JRE 1.6.0_13 – 1.6.0_18 JRE 1.6.0_13 – 1.6.0_18
JRE 1.5.0_12
IE 7 JRE 1.6.0_03 or higher (1.6.0_18)
JRE 1.5.0_12
JRE 1.6.0_13 – 1.6.0_18
Firefox 3.6.x JRE 1.6.0_18 JRE 1.6.0_18
Firefox 3.0.x JRE 1.6.0_13 JRE 1.6.0_13

System Demos

TXSmartBuy Basics

The TxSmartBuy Basics Demo videos provide a high level overview of the basic functionalities of the Texas SmartBuy System as well as information regarding the tools and resources available to assist in using the system.

View the complete list of Topics Covered in Demo Videos [PDF, 27K]

  • Part I

    Topics Covered

  • Part II

    Topics Covered

  • Part III

    Topics Covered

  • Part IV

    Topics Covered

Purchaser Demos

System User Guides

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General Information for Vendors

TxSmartBuy Contractor Tools

System Tools

Reporting Tools

Need more help?

Get information on purchaser classroom training opportunities

If you have additional questions, please e-mail txsmartbuy@cpa.state.tx.us or call toll free 888-479-7602 or 512-936-2764 in Austin.

TXMAS Suppliers: E-mail additional questions to txmas@cpa.state.tx.us

All other suppliers: E-mail the the TPASS contract management office at tpass_cmo@cpa.state.tx.us or call the appropriate contract manager within TPASS.

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.