The Tax Foundation has a new map out…and Texans aren’t going to like it.

August 13, 2015J

The new tax map – out this week – looks at property taxes across the U.S. Specifically, at the effective tax rates on owner-occupied housing. This is the average amount of residential property tax actually paid, expressed as a percentage of home value. The Tax Foundation reveals that some states with high property taxes, like […]

Over $4 Billion in Tax Relief

June 22, 2015J,

AFP-Texas was there when Gov Abbott Signed Legislation Providing Over $4 Billion In Tax Relief For Businesses And Homeowners AFP-TX State Director Jerome Greener was there when Governor Greg Abbott hosted a bill signing ceremony at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Austin.  There, he ceremonially signed into law HB 32 (D. Bonnen, R-Angleton; Nelson, R-Flower […]

AFP End of Session Statement

As we close the book on the 84th Texas Legislative Session, we will take a few days to assess the progress made in the areas of economic freedom.   After 140 days, the gavels finally fell in the Texas House and Senate and legislation is headed to the Governor’s desk.   While we wait for […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 32, Franchise Tax Cuts & Franchise Tax Repeal

May 20, 2015J

Senate Finance Committee Hearing May 20, 2015 AFP-Texas Testimony in Support of HB 32 Franchise Tax Cuts and Franchise Tax Repeal Our state’s economic performance, and our citizens’ individual liberties, are best pursued and recognized when government remains small, meets our basic needs, and lets Texans be Texans – whether we want to start businesses, […]

AFP-Texas Supports SB 1968

May 18, 2015J

AFP-Texas Supports Paycheck Protection SB 1968 by Sen. Joan Huffman Texas is a right to work state, which means individuals cannot be forced to pay union dues as a condition of employment.  However, government should not be responsible for providing payroll deductions in order to help unions collect dues from their members.  That is an […]