Texas – Cities And Retailers Are Using Tax Loophole To Snatch Sales Tax Revenue From Other Communities


Nobody likes paying taxes, but at least in the case of local sales taxes, you expect that the money is going to address the needs of your community. Those taxes should help ease traffic congestion, remove graffiti or fix the potholes that threaten your car’s suspension.

Wherever you thought that money was going, I’ll bet you never imagined that your taxes were being shipped off to another community to fix their potholes, lower their property taxes or even provide a rebate of the local tax dollars you’ve paid back to a single business in a community far away. But in some cases, that’s exactly what’s happening in Texas.


For the Full Story: The Dallas Morning News

the Dallas Morning News
by Glenn Hegar
February 4, 2020