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If you have a general distinguishing number (GDN) issued by Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, state law requires you to report all sales and pay a tax on certain types of transactions. Dealers of Vessel and Outboard Motor, Manufactured Housing, and Heavy Equipment (HDE) must also file.
If you are new to SIT or just have questions, contact our office to speak with a specialist who can inform you what you need to do to be compliant with the law.
Important Dates to Remember:
Monthly Reporting and Payment Options:
You may report and pay SIT by any of the following methods:
Forms and Instructions:
Phone: 817-884-1963 or 817-884-1864
For business personal property tax accounts, the law requires that a 10 percent rendition penalty be assessed and collected where the owner fails to render values on a timely basis. If you have any questions about this penalty, please contact the Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD) at 817-284-0024. TAD is also responsible for questions concerning value, owner name, owner address or exemptions.
Additional Collection Penalty
On February 1, current year taxes become delinquent and will incur penalty and interest according to the schedule below. An additional collection penalty may be charged on accounts that are delinquent on April 1 for personal property or July 1 for real property. Mineral accounts are considered real property. The collection penalty will be 15 percent or 20 percent of the total taxes, penalties and interest due, depending on your taxing jurisdiction. After July, interest continues to accrue at 1 percent per month.
Taxes not paid by January 31 will increase as follows:
If tax is paid in (MONTH) add: PENALTY + INTEREST = TOTAL PERCENTAGE (listed below)
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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