Budget & Taxes

Texas is fortunate to have a thriving economy, and we can afford to make the investments needed to ensure that every Texan can share in the state’s prosperity.

Texas needs a budget and tax system that is fair, adequate, and responsive to our state’s growing population and needs. The ability to invest in public services that will build a more prosperous future for every Texan relies on the ability of our tax system to support those services.

Federal Budget & Taxes

Federal dollars account for one-third of the Texas state budget. Click to learn more about Federal Budget & Tax issues that affect our state.

Where the Money Comes From

For Texans to thrive, we need a state government committed to investing in public and higher education, good jobs, and affordable health care. Click to learn more about State Taxes, Property Taxes, Tax Fairness, Tax Breaks & Incentives, and the Economic Stabilization Fund.

Where the Money Goes

Texas is fortunate to have a thriving economy, and we can afford to make the investments needed to ensure that every Texan can share in the state’s prosperity. Click to learn more about the State Budget & Local Services.

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