Texas Tax Clearance Certificates

Certificates of tax clearance are required for a variety of business activities, ranging from reinstating or dissolving an entity to applying for a loan or a tax incentive. See the table below for information on obtaining a tax clearance certificate in Texas.

For Corporations:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Request for Certificate of Account Status

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Certificates of account status are used when dissolving or withdrawing an entity.

Fact Checked:2/28/20

For Corporations:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Form 05-391: Tax Clearance Letter Request

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Tax clearance letters are used to reinstate expired entities.

Fact Checked:2/28/20

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Request for Certificate of Account Status

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Certificates of account status are used when dissolving or withdrawing an entity.

Fact Checked:2/28/20

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Form 05-391: Tax Clearance Letter Request

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Tax clearance letters are used to reinstate expired entities.

Fact Checked:2/28/20

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Request for Certificate of Account Status

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Certificates of account status are used when dissolving or withdrawing an entity.

Fact Checked:2/28/20

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Texas Comptroller
Form:

Form 05-391: Tax Clearance Letter Request

Agency Fee:

$0

Turnaround:

4-6 weeks

Notes:

Tax clearance letters are used to reinstate expired entities.

Fact Checked:2/28/20
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