Texas Panel Presents Tax Reform Blueprint to Lawmakers

Albanese, Elizabeth
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Texas Tax Reform Commission's report to lawmakers that recommends using a broad-based business tax to shift the cost of public education onto the state and reduce the local property taxes. It is expected that the recommendation will firm the cornerstone of the school finance reform efforts that lawmakers will address when they convene on April 17, 2006. The Tax Reform Commission is headed by former Texas Comptroller John Sharp.


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