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Texas tax help, forms and answers to thousands of Texas tax questions. Handy summary of all Texas taxes, including corporate and individual Texas income taxes, credits, exemptions, deductions and more. Includes Texas estate, gift and inheritance tax, miscellaneous Texas taxes, pass-through entity treatment, payroll taxes, property taxes and Texas sales & use taxes.

Texas ranks #11 on the State Business Tax Climate Index (TaxFoundation.org).

Texas State Tax Summary (TaxGrams ™)
Corporate Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      None
   Loss Carry-back/fwd: 0 Years Back / 5 Years Forward (temporary credit)
   Throwback Sales?: N
   Foreign Tax Deductible?: N
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): N
   Gross Receipts Tax: 0.5% to 1.0% of Total Revenue less Adjustments and Discounts
      Rate varies according to business size and type
      No tax for entities with Annualized Total Revenue <$300,000 ($1 Million after 1/1/2010)
   Capital Stock (Net Worth) Tax?: N

Credits and Incentives
   Job Credits?: Y (temporary carryforward)
   R&D Credits?: Y (temporary carryforward)
   Investment Credits?: Y (temporary carryforward)

Individual Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      None
   Local Option IT Rate: None
   Federal Inc used as Base?: N/A
   Standard Deductions: N/A
   Personal Exemptions/Credits (c): N/A
   Federal Tax Deductible?: N/A
   State Tax Deductible?: N/A
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?: N/A

Inheritance, Gift, Estate, Death Taxes
   Gift Tax?: N
   Estate Tax?: Copies Federal
   Inheritance Tax?: N
   Generation-Skipping Tax?: N

Miscellaneous Taxes
   Gas Tax: 20.0 cents/gallon
   Diesel Tax: 20.0 cents/gallon
   Cigarette Tax: 141.0 cents/20 pack

Pass-through Entities
   LLC Pass-through Recognized?: N
   S-Corp Pass-through Recognized?: N

Payroll Taxes
   Unemployment Insurance Tax Index (TaxFoundation.org): #9

Property Taxes
   Median Tax Paid on Homes (Rank): $2,232 (#14)
   Median Value of Homes: $126,800
   Tax as % of Home Value (Rank): 1.76% (#1)
   Median Income of Homeowner: $63,850
   Tax as % of Income (Rank): 3.50% (#14)

Sales and Use Taxes
   State Rate: 6.25%
   County & City (Weighted Ave): 1.14%
   Combined State and Ave. Local Rates (Rank): 7.39% (#11)
   General Treatment of Services: Many Taxable
   Gas Exemption: Exempt
   Grocery Exemption: Exempt

 
 

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