Texas Property Tax Article

Plan uses sales-tax hike to pay for schools
(El Paso Times © 06/30/2008)
Indexed Jun 30 2008 4:17AM (Article ID 197069252)

, advocating scrapping the whole thing and beginning again. “We need to go back to square one,” said state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston. Patrick and other conservatives propose abolishing school Property Taxes, starting over on Texas’ much-maligned new business tax and increasing and expanding the sales tax. The sales tax, they say, would be a more fair and more transparent tax for Texans.