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Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Read & Follow the Bill
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(Travis County) February 25, 2011, 11:36 am report abuse
Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means (2/21/11)
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(Travis County) February 10, 2011, 8:00 am Thumbs Up report abuse
Favor.
( County) January 28, 2011, 9:23 am Thumbs Up report abuse
I agree with @Pvenable, this is a good bill for the taxpayer. @Shari, the courts demanded something be done. If it was not a business tax it would have been a statewide property tax or some kind of other tax. The courts demanded something.
Shari
(Lubbock County) January 26, 2011, 12:02 pm report abuse
How about eliminating the franchise tax completely? This is simply another tax on businesses enacted so that politicians could stick their hands even further into the pockets of businesses in Texas.
David Siegel
(Harris County) January 25, 2011, 3:00 pm Thumbs Down report abuse
Can you say "California?"
PVenable
(Williamson County) January 24, 2011, 9:45 am Thumbs Up report abuse
This is a good taxpayer protection bill.
 
 
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