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Texas Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2014


 Texas sales tax rate changes, April 2014.

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has announced numerous local Texas sales tax rate changes, to take effect April 1, 2014.

Malone will abolish the additional city sales and use tax for Municipal Street Maintenance and Repair:

City / County Name Local Rate Total Rate
Malone 0.01 0.0825
Hill County 0.0005  
Malone Municipal Development District 0.005  
Palmview (Hidalgo Co) 0.01 0.0825
Palmview Crime Control and Prevention District 0.005  
Palmview Municipal Development District 0.005  

Coupland will adopt  city sales and use tax:

City / County Name Local Rate Total Rate Purpose
Coupland (Williamson Co) .012500 .075000 Municipal Street Maintenance and Repair
Josephine (Collin Co) .015000 .077500 Economic and Industrial Development
Kosse (Limestone Co) .017500 .080000 Municipal Street Maintenance and Economic and Industrial Development

The following special purpose districts will impose local sales and use tax:

Special Purpose District Local Rate
Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 8 .020000
Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 6 .010000
Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 24 .010000
Galveston County Emergency Services District No. 2 .020000
Hays County Emergency Services District No. 5 .005000
Leon Valley Crime Control and Prevention District .001250
Malone Municipal Development District .005000
Palmview Municipal Development District .005000
Travis County Emergency Services District No. 4 .010000
Travis County Emergency Services District No. 4-A .020000

Additional information, including local codes, is available at the Window on State Government, where there is also a list of all Texas special purpose districts, with rates.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.