About a year ago a spat emerged between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon over the tax and economic advantages of their two states. Come to Texas and avoid Missouri’s income tax, said Perry. Go to Texas and you will pay higher property and sales taxes, said [...]
Attorney General Greg Abbott spoke this month at a conservative conference about how Texas could attract more jobs if it didn't have a business franchise tax. But Abbott isn't proposing a repeal of the tax, according to his campaign.