Texas – Top 7 Facts About Texas’ Booming Economy

Everything is quite literally bigger in Texas. Here are 7 facts about the Lone Star State’s booming economy. 1. Texas has the 10th-largest GDP in the world, if it were its own country. According to a report by the American Enterprise Continue reading Texas – Top 7 Facts About Texas’ Booming Economy

Texas – Sales Tax Holidays For Water-Efficient, Energy Star Products Set For May 25-27, 2019

Texas families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and Energy Star sales tax holidays. Both take place Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The Texas Comptroller’s office Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holidays For Water-Efficient, Energy Star Products Set For May 25-27, 2019

Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.8 billion in April, 3 percent more than in April 2018.  “State sales tax revenue continued to grow, but at a modest pace compared to recent months,” Hegar said. Continue reading Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

Texas – A Texas Sales Tax Increase Would Hit Poor People The Hardest

Top Republican leaders have proposed raising the sales tax and using the money to lower local property tax rates. Wealthier Texans and businesses would likely benefit, while poorer Texans would likely pay more. Texas Legislature 2019 The 86th Legislature runs Continue reading Texas – A Texas Sales Tax Increase Would Hit Poor People The Hardest

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday For Emergency Supplies Is This Weekend

Hurricane and storm season will be here soon, and Texans are urged to use the tax free holiday to stock up on preparedness supplies. HOUSTON — Texans can get the supplies they need this weekend tax free in preparation for Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday For Emergency Supplies Is This Weekend

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

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