Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Shoppers Embrace 'Sales Tax Thursday' To Beat Weekend CrowdsPaying more to skip the crowds is a back to school shopping strategy some embraced Thursday before the start of the Texas Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Texas Sales Tax Holiday Will Be Weekend Of August 9-11 The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been set for August 9-11 as families prepare to send children back to school. State Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items costing less than $100.
Tax On Amazon Purchases From Texas Begins SundayIf you love Amazon.com you may want to do as much shopping as you can before Sunday. The website will start collecting sales taxes on purchases from Texas.
Leaders With City Of Plano Projecting Income GrowthFor the first time in years, Plano's budget director will report growth in income.