Revenue Briefing: Who Pays Texas Taxes

Our state’s tax system is upside down. Texas households that are least able to afford it pay the most in taxes as a percentage of their income, while the Texas households that can afford to pay more pay the least. 

This is Every Texan’s invited testimony to the House Ways & Means Committee. It shows who pays Texas taxes and who doesn’t, highlighting the unfairness of the Texas state/local tax system and the amount of revenue lost to outmoded, inefficient or unnecessary tax breaks.

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