From the Texas Comptroller’s Office – Help is Available
TEXAS: The following remedies have been set forth by the Texas State Comptroller’s Office to address COVID-19:
- We’re thankful to those businesses that were able to remit state and local sales taxes they collected from customers in February on the March 20, 2020, due date. We understand that virtually all of our taxpayers are doing their best to remain in compliance and be responsible for submitting the taxes they collected from their customers. With that in mind, our agency is here to offer assistance to those businesses that are struggling to pay the full amount of sales taxes they collected in February. For businesses that find themselves in this situation, our agency is offering assistance in the form of short-term payment agreements and, in most instances, waivers of penalties and interest. We ask that you contact our Enforcement Hotline at 800-252-8880 to learn about your options for remaining in compliance and avoiding interest and late fees on taxes due.
- Due to challenges created by COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending the 60-day deadline for businesses to contest audit results. This applies to both redetermination and refund hearings. We will waive interest accrued during this period and will notify businesses to reestablish a request deadline at a later date. For more information on requesting a hearing, visit: https://bit.ly/2UA2Gqy
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