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Electronic Processing of Revenues and Expenditures, Including Portal Activity (APS 029)

Issued: Nov. 22, 2005
Updated: Aug. 16, 2019 – View Changes

FPP J.001


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Contact your agency’s appropriation control officer for questions on:

  • Online processing fees
  • Expenditures for transaction fees
  • Credit card fees
  • Other charges associated with receiving payments
  • Budgetary transactions
  • Reclassifying transactions
  • Setting up the appropriation number for processing the payment of online processing and subscription fees


For CAPPS questions, please contact your agency’s CAPPS support staff.

Authorized agency support staff may contact the CAPPS Help Desk at (512) 463-CAPP (2277) for additional assistance.

Other CPA Divisions

For questions on receiving electronic payments, contact the Treasury Operations Division at (512) 463-6002 or (512) 936-8460.

For questions on the contingent revenue finding of fact, contact the Comptroller’s Revenue Estimating Division at (512) 936-8587.

For questions on general processing:

James Dawson (512) 475-5607


For questions on:

  • The subscription fee payment process
  • contractor vendor information

Erik Freymuth
(512) 936-2644

Jodie Erickson
(512) 463-4326

This APS has not been updated yet to reflect changes made by the 87th Legislature, Regular Session. The updated version will be available soon (by late August).


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education


Some state agencies and institutions of higher education accept credit cards and electronic payments as well as cash and checks. They may also accept payments over the internet. Online payments and any additional fees they may incur must be accounted for in the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), unless otherwise provided by law.

Legal citation

Government Code, Sections 403.011, 403.023, 403.031, 2054.111(e), 2054.252(e), and 2054.252(g)(1) and (2); General Appropriations Act (GAA), Article IX, Sections 8.10, 9.05 and 9.06 (2019).


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Changes to this Document
Date Updates
08/16/2019 One-time update, not affiliated with biennial APS updates per acts of the Legislature:
  • Online processing fees posting to default will be invoiced by DIR
  • DIR will enter a program ticket for agencies requesting details related to certain exception processing
08/31/2018 One-time update, not affiliated with biennial APS updates per acts of the Legislature:
  • Convenience and subscription fees are payable to DIR; subscription fees are paid to DIR through monthly invoice
  • Change in coding block requires testing of all fee coding blocks
08/18/2017 Updated through the acts of the 85th Legislature, Regular Session
08/31/2015 Updated through the acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session; added CAPPS information