Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2020-08-14

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Personal Property

Origin Date

1961 by the 57th Leg.


Receipts originate from the prepayment of revenue code 3102, Limited Sales and Use Tax, and are assigned to identify these prepayment revenues. The rate of 6.25% of retail sale price less a deduction of 1/2 of 1% of the tax as reimbursement for collection and an additional 1.25% allowance for retailers who make prepayments based on reasonable estimates of the liability for the period in which the prepayment is made.

The tax is collected by the retailer making the sale and remitted to the Comptroller.

Due Date

Prepayments must be made on or before the 15th day of the second month of the quarter for which the payment is made if the tax is paid quarterly. On or before the 15th day of the month for which the prepayment is made if the taxpayer pays the tax monthly


Codified by H.B. 1708, 67th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 985, 68th Leg., R.S.

Rate amended by H.B. 122, 68th Leg., 2nd C.S., effective October 2, 1984.

H.B. 79, 69th Leg., 3rd C.S., provided rate increase from 4.125% to 5.25% for the period January 1, 1987 to September 1, 1987.

Rate changed from 5.25% to 6% by 70th Leg., R.S., H.B. 61.

Deduction for reimbursement changed from 1% to 1/2 of 1% by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S. ch. 5, art. 1, pt. 4, § 32 .

Rate changed from 6% to 6.25% by 71st Leg., 6th C.S., H.B. 6.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 02 – Personal Property
Receipt Type 01 – Taxes
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 06 – SALES TAXES