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Analysis: A Texas sales tax rule hinges on a question: What’s local?

This is the kind of question that makes tax consultants wealthy: If a Texan buys something online, should the local sales tax go to the seller's city or the buyer's?

Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses the Biennial Revenue Estimate for the 2020-21 biennium at the state Capitol on Jan. 7, 2019.

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