Tax burden growing
Thank you for your editorials about taxes in Austin. I join the other letter writers who express concern about multiple tax increases in Austin and Travis County. City tax increases of 38 percent in the past 10 years (25 percent in the past four years) and more tax increases to pay for future bond issues put increased burdens on Austin residents. Maybe when we get district City Council members, some of them will put a slowdown on tax increases. And county elected officials have joined Austin elected officials in a race for tax-and-spend championship.
The story you’re reading is premium content from the Austin American-Statesman. Subscribers get total access to all our in-depth news, digital editions and exclusive premium content. You can also buy a 24-hour digital pass or 7-day digital pass.
Read MyStatesman.com now — 24-hour digital pass99¢ for 24-hours
Read MyStatesman.com all week — 7-day digital pass$3.99 for 7-days
Subscribe to the Statesman for as little as 33¢ per dayView Offers
For Subscribers: Register your account for digital access.Access Digital
For Subscribers: Sign in here if you have already registered your account.Sign In