The chairman of the state’s powerful tax-writing committee is considering a package of bills aimed at fixing — not phasing out — the state’s primary business tax, giving incentives for research, and putting state officials in charge of granting temporary reductions in school property taxes to companies relocating to Texas or expanding here.
Rep. Harvey Hilderbran, R-Kerrville, said the legislation would boost the Texas economy and help maintain its lead in recruiting out-of-state companies.
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