Health & Safety Code Section 147.0054
Permit Period; Fees
(a)A permit required by this chapter expires on the last day of May of each even-numbered year.
(b)An application for a permit required by this chapter must be accompanied by a fee of:
(1)one-half of the amount of the fee for a retailer’s permit required by Section 154.111 (Permit Year; Fees)(b), Tax Code, if at the time of application the applicant holds a valid retailer’s permit under Section 154.101 (Permits), 154.102 (Combination Permit), or 155.041 (Permits), Tax Code, for the same place of business; or
(2)the amount of the fee for a retailer’s permit required by Section 154.111 (Permit Year; Fees)(b), Tax Code.
(c)For a new permit required by Section 147.0051 (E-cigarette Retailer Permit Required), the comptroller shall prorate the fee according to the number of months remaining during the period that the permit is to be in effect.
(d)A person who does not obtain a renewal permit in a timely manner must pay a late fee of $50 in addition to the application fee for the permit.
(e)If on the date of issuance a permit will expire within three months, the comptroller may collect the prorated permit fee or the fee for the current period and, with the consent of the permit holder, may collect the fee for the next permit period and issue a permit or permits for both periods, as applicable.
(f)A person issued a permit for a place of business that permanently closes before the permit expiration date is not entitled to a refund of the permit fee.
Section 147.0054 — Permit Period; Fees,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.147.htm#147.0054 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).