This measure passed handily during the Texas constitutional amendment election on November 8th.
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“Sales tax revenue in all major economic sectors improved over a year ago,” according to Comptroller Combs.
More than $580 million is going to local governments in monthly sales tax revenue for October.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said “The recovery in Texas has brought sales tax collections almost back to peak 2008 levels, however the near-term outlook remains clouded due to the uneven performance of the U.S. economy.”
Beginning Friday, Texas shoppers can stock up on many school supplies, clothing, and other items without paying state sales tax.
The sessions are designed to help new and existing business owners understand a variety of services available from the Comptroller’s office.
Many taxing entities are getting more money due to increased sales tax revenue in their areas. Keep reading to find out how spending is increasing across the South Plains