Texans Have Low State Tax Burden
April 14, 2000
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Few households are looking forward to April 17th, this year's deadline for filing federal income taxes. But Texans should keep in mind that, compared to residents of other states, they have one of the lowest state/local tax bills in the nation. This brief Policy Page provides information about taxes paid by the average Texas family, including how Texans' taxes compare to other items in household budgets; to tax bills in other states; and federal tax implications.