Taxicab Tax Clearances
The City Code requires that all
City of San Antonio property taxes be paid prior to the issuance of a
Taxicab Permit. A Tax Clearance must be applied for and received from the
City of San Antonio Revenue Division, located at 506 Dolorosa Street.
This rule applies not only to the permit holder, but to anyone using or
leasing the permit. The owner of the property or vehicle is responsible
for paying the taxes under the Texas State Property Tax Code. However, the
holder of the permit holds a vested interest in making sure that the taxes
have been paid, since the holder/applicant will not be able to obtain a
Tax Clearance as long as anyone who uses or has used the permit owes
A referral form completed by
the Ground Transportation Unit must be presented to the Investigative
Services Section of the Revenue Division.
The completed referral form
must be presented in person by the person whose name is listed on the
(current driver's license) must be provided by the applicant.
The owner of the company or
head of a co-op must provide a list of all persons utilizing all permits
held by the company or co-op.
A Tax Clearance application
with sworn statement must be completed by the applicant in the presence
of a City Tax Investigator.
Required information includes
account numbers for all past accounts relating to taxicab permits and
proof of payment of ad valorem taxes on current account. If this is a
new account, applicant must apply for a new account with the Bexar
information such as contact addresses and phone numbers, vehicle
identification, tax account numbers, etc.
Applications that are incomplete
or inaccurate, or completed by persons other than the applicant
noted on the referral form will be disapproved.
Applications by applicants owing
delinquent taxes will be disapproved.
Disapproval of any application
for any applicant, owner or driver or other person owing taxes on
property owned or being used in conjunction with the permit will
automatically disallow all permits for that business until the
delinquent taxes have been paid in full.
Applicants owing delinquent
taxes on past businesses or property related to taxicab permits will
have their applications disapproved until such taxes are paid.
Contact the Revenue Division Investigative
Services Section at (210) 207-8660 for additional information.