Free AP-101 Application for Direct Payment Permit - Texas

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GENERAL INFORMATION Under Ch. 559, Government Code, you are entitled to review, request and correct information we have on file about you, with limited exceptions in accordance with Ch. 552, Government Code. To request information for review or to request error correction, contact us at the address or phone numbers listed on this form. WHO MAY SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION You may submit this application if you annually purchase at least $800,000 worth of taxable items for your own use and not for resale. The Comptroller may issue a Direct Payment Permit after receiving this completed application and finding that all the requirements for issuing a Direct Payment Permit stated in Item 1 of this application, "Taxpayer's Agreement," have been met. FOR ASSISTANCE If you have any questions about this application, filing tax returns or any other tax-related matter, contact your nearest Texas State Comptroller's local office. You may also call (800) 252-5555 or (512) 463-4600. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS Please do not separate pages. Write only in white areas. Fill in all blanks and answer all questions completely and fully. Do not use dashes when entering Social Security, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), Texas Taxpayer or Texas Vendor Identification numbers. FEDERAL PRIVACY ACT: Disclosure of your Social Security number is required and authorized under law, for the purpose of tax administration and identification of any individual affected by applicable law. 42 U.S.C. 405(c)(2)(C)(i); Tex. Govt. Code 403.011 and 403.078. Release of information on this form in response to a public information request will be governed by the Public Information Act, Chapter 552, Government Code, and applicable federal law. NOTE: No purchases may be made tax free until this application has been approved and your Direct Payment Permit has been issued. SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS ARE ON THE BACK OF THE NEXT PAGE. Complete this application and mail to: COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS 111 E. 17th Street Austin, TX 78774-0100

AP-101-1 (Rev.7-09/14)

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1. TAXPAYER'S AGREEMENT - The applicant, in consideration of the issuance of a Direct Payment Permit by the State of Texas according to the provisions of the law, agrees and affirms: a. that applicant is a responsible person annually purchasing at least $800,000 worth of taxable items for use and not for resale (complete Item 19); b. that the accounting method used will clearly distinguish between taxable and nontaxable purchases (complete Item 20); c. that upon the issuance of a Direct Payment Permit to the applicant, the applicant will accrue and pay to the State of Texas all taxes which are or may in the future be due by virtue of the State, Local, Metropolitan Transit Authority, City Transit Department, County and Special Purpose District Sales and Use Tax Acts. The tax is due on all taxable purchases; and, unless the tax is paid to the seller, it must be reported on the Texas Direct Payment Return. All taxes due will be paid monthly on or before the 20th day of the month following each monthly reporting period; d. that the Direct Payment Exemption Certificate will not be issued for taxable items purchased for resale; e. to report all taxable purchases on the direct payment return and waive any claim for discounts for taxes paid. No taxable purchases may be reported on a sales and use tax return; f. upon request, to make available at any time to the Comptroller's office the books, papers, records and equipment of the applicant's business; g. to cooperate with the Comptroller's office in the examination of the books, papers, records and equipment of the applicant and in the investigation of the applicant's activities, business and accounting methods; and h. to fully disclose to the Comptroller's office in this agreement or upon acquisition, whichever occurs first, the nature and extent of the ownership or control which the applicant has in the business from which the applicant makes purchases pursuant to the Direct Payment Permit.
Legal cite: TEX. TAX CODE ANN. Sec. 151.419
Type or print name of sole owner, partner or officer Sole owner, partner or officer


2. Legal name of owner (Sole owner, partnership, corporation or other name)

3. Mailing address (Street & no., P.O. Box or rural route and box no.)



ZIP Code


4. If you are a sole owner, enter your home address IF it is different from the address above. (Street & no., city, state, ZIP Code)

4a. Enter the phone number of the person primarily responsible for filing tax returns (Area code and number).



5. Enter your Social Security number if you are a sole owner ............................................................................ 6. Enter your Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), if any. ........................................................................ 7. Enter your taxpayer number for reporting any Texas tax OR your Texas Vendor Identification Number if you now have or have ever had one................................................................ 8. Indicate how your business is owned. 1 - Sole owner 3 - Texas corporation
2 - Partnership 6 - Foreign corporation

7 - Limited partnership Other (Explain)
File number Month Day Year


9. If your business is a Texas corporation, enter the file number and date. ...................................................................................... 10. If your business is a foreign corporation, enter home state, home state registration number, Texas file number & date.
Home state Home state registration number Texas file number Month Day Year

11. If the business is a limited partnership, enter the home state and identification number. ............................................................................................................



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PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS 12. Legal name of owner (Same as Item 2)

13. List all general partners, officers or managing members of your business. (Attach additional sheets, if necessary.) If you are sole owner, skip Item 13.
Name Phone (Area code and number)

Home address City

State ZIP Code County (or country, if outside the U.S.) Percent of ownership





Position held: Name

General partner


Managing member

Phone (Area code and number)

Home address City SSN FEIN Percent of ownership Position held: General partner Officer/Director Managing member

State ZIP Code County (or country, if outside the U.S.)

Other Business phone (Area code & no.)


15. Location of your principal place of business (Use street & no. or directions - NOT P.O. Box or rural route no.)
City State ZIP Code County


16. Is your business located inside the city limits of the city named in Item 15? .................................................................. 17. Indicate your principal type of business. Exploration/Production Construction Manufacturer/Processor Service Other



18. Describe your Texas business and the goods or services you sell. (See instructions.)


19. Enter the amount of your annual purchases subject to Texas Use Tax .....................................


20. On a separate sheet, describe the accounting method that you will use to differentiate between taxable purchases, exempt purchases, tax-paid purchases and items purchased tax free for resale. (See instructions.) 21. List and describe all sites of major fixed assets permanently located within Texas. (Attach additional sheets, if necessary.)

The sole owner, all general partners, members, officers or an authorized representative must sign this application. Representative must submit a written power of attorney with this application. (Attach additional sheets, if necessary.)

Month Date of signature



22. I (We) declare, under penalties prescribed by law, that the information in this document and any attachments is true and correct to the best of my (our) knowledge and belief. Legal cite: TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. sec. 37.10 SIGNATURES
Type or print name of sole owner, partner or officer Sole owner, partner or officer

Type or print name of partner or officer

Partner or officer

Type or print name of partner or officer

Partner or officer

WARNING. You may be required to obtain an additional permit or license from the State of Texas or from a local governmental entity to conduct business. A listing of links relating to acquiring licenses, permits, and registrations from the State of Texas is available online at You may also want to contact the municipality and county in which you will conduct business to determine any local governmental requirements.
Fieldofficeorsectionnumber EmployeeName USERID Date

Item2-SOLE OWNER - enter first name, middle initial and last name. PARTNERSHIP - enter the legal name of the partnership. CORPORATION - enter the legal name exactly as it is registered with the Secretary of State. OTHER ORGANIZATION - enter the title of the organization. Item3-Enter the complete address where you want to receive mail from the Comptroller of Public Accounts. NOTE: If you want to receive mail for other taxes at a different address, attach a letter with the other address(es). Item6-Enter the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) assigned to your business by the Internal Revenue Service. Item7-If you have both a Texas Taxpayer and a Texas Vendor Identification Number, enter only the first eleven digits of the Vendor Identification Number. Item8-If you check "Other," identify the type of organization. Examples: Social Club, Independent School District, Family Trust. Item13-PARTNERSHIP - enter the information for ALL partners. If a partner is a corporation, enter the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) of the corporation. CORPORATION OR OTHER ORGANIZATION - enter the information for the principal officers (president, secretary, treasurer). Item18-The description of your business should include the principal types of business. Examples: highway construction, crude petroleum, natural gas transmission, industrial chemicals. Please be specific. Item19- Enter the total amount of taxable items purchased last year or to be purchased. This does not include purchases for which a Resale Certificate can be or could have been issued. Item20- To be eligible for a Direct Payment Permit, you must maintain an accounting method that clearly distinguishes between taxable and nontaxable purchases. Describe your accounting method fully. Explain the internal controls and the accounting flow of the data that will be used to prepare your direct payment return. Answer the following questions in your explanation. How will you distinguish between - purchases made under a direct payment exemption certificate; - purchases for resale; - nontaxable purchases; - purchases in Texas and out of state; - any other tax-free purchases; and - tax-paid purchases? If you purchase items for resale and for your own use from the same supplier, will you issue separate purchase orders? How will the two types of purchases be accounted for? If you do not issue blanket exemption certificates to your suppliers, how will you indicate on which items the supplier will collect tax? What accounting procedure will you follow to report use tax in the same month that you receive vendor's billings? What procedure will you follow to report use tax to the correct city, Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) or City Transit Department (CTD), County and/or Special Purpose District (SPD)? When you prepare your direct payment return, from what source(s) will you get the necessary data? How will this data get to the source(s)? Will more than one person review the purchase records and compare them to reported purchases? What procedures will you follow to ensure that tax-free purchases are not reported on the Texas Sales and Use Tax Return?

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