County Returns

data.texas.gov | Last Updated 10 Apr 2017

See the attached PDF for a detailed description of each tax type. The Comptroller of Public Accounts is charged by statute, Tex. Gov’t Code § 403.0142, with reporting and posting the amounts of revenue remitted from each Texas municipality and county for taxes whose location information is available from tax returns. The revenue is presented by county only because specific cities could not be definitively determined from the report data. Returns submitted directly by local governments are open records and include their names and addresses. Due to confidentiality restrictions, amounts reported by businesses cannot be provided when less than four businesses report for a specific county. This data is posted quarterly, six months after the end of the quarterly data period to allow for collection actions when needed.

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This dataset has the following 11 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Tax IDtax_idtextA number that uniquely identifies a tax that the Comptroller administers.
Sub Taxsub_taxtextA number that Identifies the class type of a Tax ID. This number helps to identify what class of taxing authority that is empowered to assess taxes, fees, or funds that are collected by the Comptroller.
Tax Descriptiontax_descriptiontextShort description of the type of tax.
County Codecounty_codetextA number that identifies the county of the taxpaying entity.
County Namecounty_nametextCounty of the taxpaying entity.
Yearperiod_yyyynumberThe year of the return.
Quarterperiod_qnumberThe quarter of the return (1-4). If blank the return is not processed quarterly.
TaxpayerstaxpayersnumberThe number of businesses reporting. If fewer than four taxpayers filed, the Total Due value is omitted for privacy.
Total Duetotal_duemoneyThe total amount due of sales tax collected. Unavailable if reported by fewer than four businesses.
UnavailableunavailablecheckboxIndicates if the Total Due column was intentionally omitted for privacy. If fewer than four taxpayers filed for this item, the Total Due column is omitted and this column will be checked.
Report Period Typereport_period_typetextThe frequency the return is filled: either monthly, quarterly, or yearly.