The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Fiscal Policy Director the Honorable Talmadge Heflin issued the following statement on Governor Greg Abbott’s  comments on eliminating the franchise tax in the State of the State address. 
 
“We are pleased with the Governor’s commitment to continue working to eliminate the Franchise Tax,” Heflin said. “The compliance cost plus payment of the Franchise Tax liability makes it one of the most burdensome taxesTexas businesses have to contend with.”

 
To schedule and interview with Mr. Heflin, please contact Caroline Espinosa at cespinosa@texaspolicy.com or (512) 472-2700.
 

The Honorable Talmadge Heflin is Director of the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Heflin served the people of Harris County as a state representative for 11 terms

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit free-market research institute based in Austin. 

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