Depending on the tax, Texas taxpayers may be required to electronically report (file) and/or pay based on the amount reported and paid in the preceding state fiscal year (September 1 to August 31).
All “No Tax Due” reports due after Jan. 1, 2016 must be filed electronically.
Taxpayers who paid $100,000 or more must report electronically through Webfile or EDI.
Taxpayers who paid $500,000 or more for any specific tax are required to transmit payments using TEXNET.
There are a number of ways to file/report:
eSystems is a secure portal for a variety of online transactions, including Webfile. Once you register and log into eSystems, you can access Webfile.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is for businesses with a large number of outlets, leases, schedules or authorities.
There are a number of ways to pay:
With Webfile, you can file your return early and post-date the electronic check payment by changing the payment effective date.
You can do an electronic funds transfer from your bank with EDI.
Paying by credit card will incur a non-refundable processing fee:
|up to $100.00||$1.00|
|$100.01 or more||2.25% of the amount plus a $0.25 processing fee|
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 Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.