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Jun 29 2015

Tightening Whose Belt?

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As a millennial, I take the push to ditch the estate tax personally. By Josh Hoxie Listening to so-called fiscal conservatives like Representatives Kevin Brady and Mike Kelly, you’d think we were in a desperate fight for survival, with the national debt threatening our future. “I cannot in good conscience support adding more debt to …

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Jul 13 2011

Combs distributes revenue

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in June was $1.72 billion, up 7.2 percent compared to June 2010. “The state’s sales tax revenue has now increased for 15 months in a row,” said Combs.  “Strong business spending boosted sales tax revenue in sectors such as the oil and gas industry and …

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May 18 2011

Comptroller raises revenue estimate

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs increased her state revenue estimate today based on a strengthening economy. “I am raising the general revenue estimate for the next biennium by $1.2 billion,” Combs said. “Maintaining a cautious outlook for the next biennium, my office estimates sales tax, oil production tax and motor vehicle sales tax will bring in …

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Mar 17 2011

Municipal sales taxes remain steady

The state comptroller reports that Tyler’s sales tax revenues deposited so far for March have jumped 1.38% over those of precisely a year ago. Over this period the cumulative increase is 3.43%.  The reported amount of $2,525,125.45 is made up of $1,683,416.97 in general sales tax revenue and $841,708.48 in half-cent sales tax revenues.  Because …

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Feb 17 2011

Combs to distribute $654M

Comptroller Susan Combs announced today the state’s sales tax revenue in January was $1.83 billion, an increase of 10.4 percent compared to January 2010. “Sales tax revenues have now improved for the last ten months, reflecting increased activity in almost all major economic sectors,” Combs said.  “The strongest growth was from sectors fueled by business …

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