The Facts

* The state’s current tax system is expected to collect 71% more total revenue in 2014-15 compared with 2004-05. 

* Texas does not have a problem with revenues and an increase in taxes would burden all Texans.

* Low taxes contribute to the economic success of the Texas Model.


* State and local governments should continue to rely on consumption taxes as their main revenue generators. 

* Legislators should pass a bill to require a supermajority (two-thirds of membership) vote to raise taxes.