Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott Explains Sales Tax Swap Proposal

Texas Governor Greg Abbott says if lawmakers pass property tax reform and property appraisal reform, he would like to propose increasing the sales tax by one penny to buy down property taxes. AUSTIN, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott has a Continue reading Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott Explains Sales Tax Swap Proposal

Texas – Register Now For Our Latest Webinar – Taxable Services In Texas

Taxable Services in TexasTuesday, June 18, 2019 Most items sold are taxable, but what about services you provide? This webinar highlights several taxable services in Texas including amusement services, data processing services, nonresidential real property work, real property services and Continue reading Texas – Register Now For Our Latest Webinar – Taxable Services In Texas

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday For Emergency Supplies Set For April 27-29

(AUSTIN) — With the potential for severe weather approaching, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which occurs April 27-29. “While we can’t know in advance Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday For Emergency Supplies Set For April 27-29

TEXAS – Top State Leaders Have Agreed To Raise Sales Tax To Decrease Property Taxes

According to the Texas Comptroller’s Office, sales tax revenue has declined five times over the last 10 years. The office also notes that sales tax is more volatile than property taxes — between 1997 and 2017, the annual change in Continue reading TEXAS – Top State Leaders Have Agreed To Raise Sales Tax To Decrease Property Taxes

Texas – TEXAS ANALYSIS: Asking Texas Voters To Swap Higher Sales Taxes For Property Tax Cuts

In the rush of legislation filed before last week’s deadline, you wouldn’t be the only person who missed the measure proposing a 6.26 percent state sales tax rate. No reason you should have seen it or made note of it.  Continue reading Texas – TEXAS ANALYSIS: Asking Texas Voters To Swap Higher Sales Taxes For Property Tax Cuts

Texas – Texas Needs Money. Why Aren’t We Collecting All The sales Tax We Can? [Opinion]

Last year in Wayfair v. South Dakota , the U.S. Supreme Court allowed that states could collect sales tax on internet sales even when the vendor has no physical presence in the state. Before, sales tax could be collected from out-of-state vendors Continue reading Texas – Texas Needs Money. Why Aren’t We Collecting All The sales Tax We Can? [Opinion]

TEXAS – Asking Texas Voters To Swap Higher Sales Taxes For Property Tax Cuts

Texas voters told candidates they want property tax relief, and it’s remarkably expensive. That’s why state lawmakers are talking about higher sales taxes. In the rush of legislation filed before last week’s deadline, you wouldn’t be the only person who Continue reading TEXAS – Asking Texas Voters To Swap Higher Sales Taxes For Property Tax Cuts

Texas – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent In Texas

A document has been released by the Texas Comptroller Office detailing the ins and outs of Texas taxes. The 27-page report called A Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas, is filled with information regarding funds used to pay for 5 Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent In Texas

TEXAS – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent

A document has been released by the Texas Comptroller Office detailing the ins and outs of Texas taxes. The 27-page report called A Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas, is filled with information regarding funds used to pay for Continue reading TEXAS – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent

Texas – Comptroller Releases Update to Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas

To help Texans better understand Texas tax revenue, the Comptroller’s office has updated A Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas (PDF). The report provides a graphic-rich overview of major state and local taxes, including historical collections and estimates of future revenue growth. The value of Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Releases Update to Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas