Direct Pay Taxpayer Search

You can search our records to find out if an entity currently holds an active direct payment permit for paying Texas sales and use taxes. While this site can help verify an entity's permit status, it neither eliminates the requirement that sellers must accept a properly completed direct payment exemption certificate (see Rule 3.288) nor requires sellers to confirm an entity's direct payment permit status in order to accept a direct payment exemption certificate.

For more accurate searches, provide the entity's Texas taxpayer identification number or enter as much of the organization's name as possible.

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Information is updated nightly to provide you with as accurate information as possible, but if you are unable to find a listing for an entity that you believe holds a valid direct payment permit, you may call or write us at the number or email address below.

If you have questions, please contact us at tax help or call us at 1-800-252-5555 (463-4600 in Austin).

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