Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Battery Tax WebFile Help

This demo begins at the point of selecting a tax to file and/or pay within the system. If you have not yet registered for a login account and need assistance, please visit the TxComptroller eSystem Login Demonstration – Registration.

Beginning with this screen, the selected tax is now in the Assigned Taxes column and is ready to be filed and/or paid.

Taxpayers that choose to file Original or Amended return can submit a report and payment. To submit just a payment select the payment only option. For information on specific filing periods select the view return summary or transaction history.

Select the period to file.

Enter the data in the available fields and continue. Notice the period you are filing at the top of the page.

WebFile will automatically calculate all fields; balance due, prior and pending payments. Verify the data you entered is correct. Click "Edit" to change the data or click "Continue" if the data is accurate and requires no changes.

Review the payment options. Only taxpayers enrolled to pay via TEXNET will see the "TEXNET - State of Texas Financial Network" option.

Taxpayers that select the "Web Electronic Fund Transfer" payment option will see this page. Continue to the next page for the "Web Electronic Fund Transfer" payment confirmation.

Confirm the "Web Electronic Fund Transfer" payment information is correct. Click "Edit" if you need to change the payment information for your payment (such as amount or bank information). Click "Submit Payment" if the payment information is accurate and requires no changes. If you want to select a different method of payment, click "Payment Options."

Print this page for your records. Your confirmation number is printed on this page and is proof the return/payment has been filed with our office.

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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.