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  2. Economy of Texas - Wikipedia

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    Texas is one of only 7 states not to have a state income tax. The state sales tax rate, 6.25%, is above the national medium, with localities adding up to 2% (8.25% total). Texas does have a "back to school" sales tax holiday once a year (generally around the first weekend in August) on clothing and footwear under $100. As for Texas's business ...

  3. Tax - Wikipedia

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    A tax is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed on a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund government spending and various public expenditures (regional, local, or national), and tax compliance refers to policy actions and individual behaviour aimed at ensuring that taxpayers are paying the right amount of tax at the ...

  4. Dallas Area Rapid Transit - Wikipedia

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    Lewisville voters approved membership in the Denton County Transportation Authority in 2003, which levies a 1/2 cent sales tax McKinney: Plano McKinney's border with Plano takes place at the corner of Texas State Highway 121 and Farm to Market Road 2478 (Custer Road), at one of the few places in the DFW Metroplex where four cities meet Mesquite

  5. State tax levels in the United States - Wikipedia

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    State tax levels indicate both the tax burden and the services a state can afford to provide residents. States use a different combination of sales, income, excise taxes, and user fees. Some are levied directly from residents and others are levied indirectly. This table includes the per capita tax collected at the state level.

  6. Corporation tax in the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia

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    Seamus Coffey's 2016 Review of Ireland's Corporation Tax Code chronicled how the EU withdrew the exemption from State-aid rules for Ireland's special tax rate of 10% in 1996–1998, however, Ireland countered the EU withdrawal by lowering the entire Irish standard rate of corporate tax from 40% to 12.5% over 1996–2003 (see § Historical rates ...

  7. Tax incentive - Wikipedia

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    Corporate income tax credit; Property tax abatement; Sales tax exemption; Payroll tax refund; List of largest US tax incentive deals. Washington: Boeing, $8.7 billion until 2040, partly for the 777X; New York: Alcoa, $5.6 billion; Washington: Boeing, $3.2 billion; Oregon: Nike, $2 billion; New Mexico: Intel, $2 billion

  8. Meat-packing industry - Wikipedia

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    Skaggs, Jimmy M. Prime Cut: Livestock raising and meatpacking in the United States, 1607-1983 (Texas A & M UP, 1986). Wade, Louise Carroll. Chicago's Pride: The Stockyards, Packingtown, and Environs in the Nineteenth Century (U of Illinois Press, 1987). Walsh, Margaret. The Rise of the Midwestern Meat Packing Industry (1983), strong on pork'

  9. Globe Life Field - Wikipedia

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    A half-cent of sales tax, 2% hotel occupancy tax and 5% car rental tax would pay off those bonds over an estimated 30 years. Voters also approved a ticket tax of up to 10% and parking tax of up to $3 at the new stadium. That money would be used for some of the Rangers' portion of the debt, which was criticized by the opposition campaign."