What We Do

MoneyIn 1993, Texas Tax Back was formed to provide sales tax reimbursement to foreign shoppers who qualify under the State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Tax Code. The State of Texas allows international shoppers to receive sales tax refunds on merchandise purchased in Texas and within 30 days of departure from the United States. Export declaration certificates, commonly known as “manifiestos” are prepared and presented to retailers for reimbursement of sales taxes.

Texas Tax Back first began operating at The Galleria Mall in Houston, Texas. A few years later, Texas Tax Back expanded into the San Antonio, Texas market with a location at North Star Mall. In September 2005, The company opened its second location in San Antonio at The Shops at La Cantera.

Texas Tax Back’s foremost commitment is providing great customer service as this is of paramount importance to the firm and to the Texas economy. This commitment has been a major factor in establishing a loyal customer base. The company recognizes that its customers are its most valued asset. In order to provide the most efficient and professional service, Texas Tax Back utilizes the latest technology and ensures that its customer service representatives have been highly trained on the State’s regulations.

In order to provide sales tax reimbursement to international travelers, the State requires direct supervision by a Licensed U.S. Customhouse Brokerage Firm. Farias & Farias. Inc., a Licensed U.S. Customhouse Brokerage Firm, is a majority owner of Texas Tax Back and ensures compliance of all state and federal regulations.