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Texas Legislature 2019

Did the Texas Legislature accidentally imperil billions of dollars in business taxes?

In their effort to make a future state income tax all but impossible, Texas lawmakers used terminology that experts believe could inadvertently gut the state’s franchise tax.

State Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper, on the Senate floor on April 9, 2019.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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