Texas sales tax http://tpr.org en The Source: Mexico Tax Reforms Have Texas Implications | Fredericksburg Road Through History http://tpr.org/post/source-mexico-tax-reforms-have-texas-implications-fredericksburg-road-through-history <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>An old joke among Mexican nationals is that San Antonio is the safest city in northern Mexico. But San Antonio will be immune to the recently approved <a href="http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21586337-tax-plan-dictated-politics-its-dogs-life" target="_blank">tax reforms</a> taking effect next month.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:27:02 +0000 Paul Flahive 22916 at http://tpr.org The Source: Mexico Tax Reforms Have Texas Implications | Fredericksburg Road Through History Texas Sales Tax Holiday Is This Weekend, Aug. 9-11 http://tpr.org/post/texas-sales-tax-holiday-weekend-aug-9-11 <p>Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding shoppers the annual sales tax holiday weekend is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-11.</p><p>Families can save money by not paying sales tax on most clothing, footwear and school supplies priced under $100. A full lists of tax-free items can be found at <a href="http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/">www.TexasTaxHoliday.org</a>.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:52:59 +0000 David Martin Davies 16142 at http://tpr.org Texas Sales Tax Holiday Is This Weekend, Aug. 9-11 Is Increased Sales Tax The Answer To TxDOT Debt? http://tpr.org/post/increased-sales-tax-answer-txdot-debt <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In order to curb the amount of debt owed by the Texas Department of Transportation, </span><a href="http://www.eltife.senate.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler</a>, is proposing the state raise the sales tax by one-half cent.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:53:05 +0000 Ryan Poppe 9302 at http://tpr.org Is Increased Sales Tax The Answer To TxDOT Debt? September Sales Tax Allocations Up 9.9 Percent for San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/september-sales-tax-allocations-99-percent-san-antonio <p>The statewide totals for the amount of sales tax returned to local communities was on the plus side of $551 million and showed an overall 11 percent increase over Sept. 2011.</p><p>Comptroller Susan Combs said continued strength in the manufacturing and oil and natural gas sectors led to the increase, but consumer spending was also up in restaurants and retail stores.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:16:57 +0000 Eileen Pace 335 at http://tpr.org