The conservative Tax Foundation’s newest report says Texans last year hit their Tax Freedom Day on April 13, placing the state ahead of 31 others. But the report also indicates Texans may be complaining too much about their taxes.
In terms of their overall state and local tax burden, Texans ranked 47th among the states, and on tax burden per capita, Texas ranked 42nd.
At the same time, two of the state’s key taxes were bad news. Texas ranked 12th for combined state and local sales tax rates. On property taxes, the state ranks 6th on the property tax as a percentage of the value of a homeowner’s property, and ranked 14th on property tax collections per capita.
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