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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Local taxes ]

Committee: Joint Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy
Title: State tax policy and the individual
Library Catalog Title: Factual reports.
Subjects: Local taxes | Property taxes | State taxes | Tax administration | Tax revenue | Tax system |
Library Call Number: S1100.7 T199 1960 2
Session: 56th R.S. (1959)
Online version: View report [80 pages  File size: 2,835 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Make comprehensive studies of property taxation and its administration by political subdivisions and by the State Government, of the operation and effects of any tax measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, and of any other topics respecting the equity, distribution, and administration of taxes in this State.
2. The Commission is specifically directed to report upon the following issues or topics which listings, however, shall not be construed to be exclusive, but only as illustrative: (a) Changes, if any, found to be needed in the basic state law relating to property taxation. (b) Whether the State should abandon the use of the property tax and, if so, what alternative revenue sources are suggested to replace such revenue and to guarantee continuation of the State's services or obligations now financed from that source. (c) Steps necessary or desirable by which to insure more equitable and effective property tax administration. (d) Whether the property tax is capable of continuing to finance local government services and, if not, what alternative revenue sources should be made available to local governments by the State. (e) The kind and extent of local taxing powers, together with any suggested limitations thereon, which should be granted by the State to local governments. (f) An evaluation of any taxes and revenue measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, together with the collection and enforcement procedures, and any other administrative aspects, of such enactments.
Committee: Joint Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy
Title: State tax policy: it's history; it's future
Library Catalog Title: Factual reports
Subjects: Local taxes | Property taxes | State taxes | Tax administration | Tax revenue | Tax system |
Library Call Number: S1100.7 T199 1960 1
Session: 56th R.S. (1959)
Online version: View report [36 pages  File size: 1,245 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Make comprehensive studies of property taxation and its administration by political subdivisions and by the State Government, of the operation and effects of any tax measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, and of any other topics respecting the equity, distribution, and administration of taxes in this State.
2. The Commission is specifically directed to report upon the following issues or topics which listings, however, shall not be construed to be exclusive, but only as illustrative: (a) Changes, if any, found to be needed in the basic state law relating to property taxation. (b) Whether the State should abandon the use of the property tax and, if so, what alternative revenue sources are suggested to replace such revenue and to guarantee continuation of the State's services or obligations now financed from that source. (c) Steps necessary or desirable by which to insure more equitable and effective property tax administration. (d) Whether the property tax is capable of continuing to finance local government services and, if not, what alternative revenue sources should be made available to local governments by the State. (e) The kind and extent of local taxing powers, together with any suggested limitations thereon, which should be granted by the State to local governments. (f) An evaluation of any taxes and revenue measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, together with the collection and enforcement procedures, and any other administrative aspects, of such enactments.
Committee: Joint Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy
Title: Effect of the 1959 tax bill on state revenues
Library Catalog Title: Factual reports
Subjects: Local taxes | Property taxes | State taxes | Tax administration | Tax revenue | Tax system |
Library Call Number: S1100.7 T199 4
Session: 56th R.S. (1959)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,051 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Make comprehensive studies of property taxation and its administration by political subdivisions and by the State Government, of the operation and effects of any tax measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, and of any other topics respecting the equity, distribution, and administration of taxes in this State.
2. The Commission is specifically directed to report upon the following issues or topics which listings, however, shall not be construed to be exclusive, but only as illustrative: (a) Changes, if any, found to be needed in the basic state law relating to property taxation. (b) Whether the State should abandon the use of the property tax and, if so, what alternative revenue sources are suggested to replace such revenue and to guarantee continuation of the State's services or obligations now financed from that source. (c) Steps necessary or desirable by which to insure more equitable and effective property tax administration. (d) Whether the property tax is capable of continuing to finance local government services and, if not, what alternative revenue sources should be made available to local governments by the State. (e) The kind and extent of local taxing powers, together with any suggested limitations thereon, which should be granted by the State to local governments. (f) An evaluation of any taxes and revenue measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, together with the collection and enforcement procedures, and any other administrative aspects, of such enactments.
Committee: Joint Texas Commission on State and Local Tax Policy
Title: State tax policy and business
Library Catalog Title: Factual reports
Subjects: Local taxes | Property taxes | State taxes | Tax administration | Tax revenue | Tax system |
Library Call Number: S1100.7 T199 1960 3
Session: 56th R.S. (1959)
Online version: View report [83 pages  File size: 2,767 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Make comprehensive studies of property taxation and its administration by political subdivisions and by the State Government, of the operation and effects of any tax measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, and of any other topics respecting the equity, distribution, and administration of taxes in this State.
2. The Commission is specifically directed to report upon the following issues or topics which listings, however, shall not be construed to be exclusive, but only as illustrative: (a) Changes, if any, found to be needed in the basic state law relating to property taxation. (b) Whether the State should abandon the use of the property tax and, if so, what alternative revenue sources are suggested to replace such revenue and to guarantee continuation of the State's services or obligations now financed from that source. (c) Steps necessary or desirable by which to insure more equitable and effective property tax administration. (d) Whether the property tax is capable of continuing to finance local government services and, if not, what alternative revenue sources should be made available to local governments by the State. (e) The kind and extent of local taxing powers, together with any suggested limitations thereon, which should be granted by the State to local governments. (f) An evaluation of any taxes and revenue measures enacted by the Fifty-sixth Legislature, together with the collection and enforcement procedures, and any other administrative aspects, of such enactments.

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