Texas – Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Salt Report 3628 – On April 13, 2015, Comptroller, Glen Hegar released his Taxpayer Bill of Rights.  There are 10 stated rights you can expect as a Texas taxpayer:

  1. You have the RIGHT to Fair and Equitable Treatment
  2. You have the RIGHT to Privacy and Confidentiality
  3. You have the RIGHT to Understand the Taxes You Pay
  4. You have the RIGHT to Pay Only What You Owe
  5. You have the RIGHT to Representation
  6. You have the RIGHT to Contest a Decision
  7. You have the RIGHT to Request a Waiver of Penalties
  8. You have the RIGHT to Simpler Tax Filing
  9. You have the RIGHT to Courteous, Accessible Assistance from a Real Person
  10. You have the RIGHT to Know How Government Spends Your Tax Dollars

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Texas Taxpayer Bill of Rights