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HB 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ former offenders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 388 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 423 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 445 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 509 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 538 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 595 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 599 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 725 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 803 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to a temporary exemption from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses engaged in space flight activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 906 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1052 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1095 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1108 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to apportionment of margin from receipts from the sale of locomotives for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1127 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that employ certain apprentices. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1196 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1230 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to franchise tax credits for businesses that employ veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1365 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities primarily engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1613 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to adjustment of the rates of the franchise tax; providing for decreases in tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1614 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1621 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2126 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2238 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2250 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2545 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2833 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2961 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the exclusion of certain payments from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3299 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3345 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the definition of "passive entity" for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3566 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to a franchise credit for entities that make certain railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3621 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to a franchise tax discount under certain circumstances. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3630 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for investment in certain communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3714 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that contribute to an employee dependent care flexible spending account. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3791 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to an exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received from an insurance organization that owns a controlling interest in a taxable entity for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3843 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for low-income housing developments. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3992 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain cooperatives with a member that has farmer-fruit grower members. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4002 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4055 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4247 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to franchise tax credits for small businesses that create quality jobs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HJR 87 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 112 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 130 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 131 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 142 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 178 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 277 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 518 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 575 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 596 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1031 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1108 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1389 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1468 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2152 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax; decreasing tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the EZ computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 83 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities primarily engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 84 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the exclusion of certain funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 193 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 246 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to franchise tax credits for businesses that employ veterans; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 250 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 290 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 321 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 358 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of the costs of accepting credit and debit cards in the cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 525 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 552 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 590 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 605 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that pay employees during jury selection or jury service. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 637 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 668 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 722 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities offering internships to certain high school students. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 850 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 895 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1043 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1134 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1152 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1261 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1314 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1315 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to temporary permissive alternate rates for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1316 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1387 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities offering internships to certain college students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1634 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1746 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1962 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1974 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to phase out the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2009 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of certain aviation and air transportation-related tax proceeds for aviation facilities development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2111 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2139 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2331 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2420 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees by certain new businesses located in small municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2427 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that pay tolls and other charges for use of a toll road. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2456 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2500 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax deduction for certain energy-generating equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2637 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to apportionment of margin from receipts from the sale of locomotives for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2674 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2865 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to electronic filing of certain reports; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2891 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to certain filing and reporting requirements for certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2896 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2938 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the federal tax provisions applicable to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2939 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the deduction of certain officers' compensation as a cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2940 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the determination of compensation for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2941 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the computation of wages and cash compensation for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2942 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to passive entities for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2943 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the exclusion of certain payments from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3230 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the determination of eligible costs and expenses for purposes of the franchise tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3270 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3305 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3354 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3399 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to franchise tax payments and reports. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3422 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the computation of cost of goods for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3458 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a franchise tax credit for recycling of oil and gas drill cuttings. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3471 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the taxable entities from which no franchise tax payments are due for a period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3482 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the franchise tax; decreasing franchise tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3507 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ former offenders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3548 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3923 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 32. Signed by the Governor
HJR 19 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 45 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HJR 80 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 88 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 95 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 7 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax; decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 138 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 175 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 186 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 330 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 331 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 514 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 687 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 756 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1049 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1118 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1364 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to electronic filing of certain reports. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to certain reporting requirements for taxable entities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1720 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ready-mix concrete trucks. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1783 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1800 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the computation of cost of goods for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Filed
HB 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the classification of automotive repair shops as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 213 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 317 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 345 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 414 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 416 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by a taxable entity engaged in Internet hosting. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 427 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 433 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that pay employees during jury selection or jury service. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 500 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the computation of the franchise tax, including certain exclusions from the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 509 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 510 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by taxable entities that rent or lease certain equipment and other items. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 538 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 607 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 716 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 800 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 883 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax, including the $1 million total revenue exemption, and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 900 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 953 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for research and development activities performed in conjunction with institutions of higher education; authorizing a tax credit. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1289 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of certain service costs in determining a taxable entity's taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1310 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of the cost of certain vaccines for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1316 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to exempting the first $1 million from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1397 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to exempting the first $1 million from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1431 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the exclusion of certain funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1432 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities primarily engaged in the business of harvesting trees for wood. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1463 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through payments related to petroleum and mineral interests in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1499 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1579 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of a portion of the costs of accepting credit and debit cards in the cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1596 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by taxable entities engaged in the business of transporting barite in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities by a qualifying biotechnology start-up. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1668 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities that recruit new taxable entities to this state or that relocate to this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1672 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1722 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the amount of indirect or administrative overhead costs that a taxable entity may subtract as a cost of goods sold under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1733 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by taxable entities engaged in the business of transporting aggregates in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1735 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of certain taxable entities from a combined group for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1835 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1836 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by taxable entities in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1860 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1944 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1945 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1981 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of a taxable entity that is a motor carrier for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2074 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax deduction for certain energy-generating equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2145 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2168 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to exempting the first $1 million from the total revenue of certain taxable entities for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2195 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that meet certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2250 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the franchise tax; changing the manner in which the franchise tax is computed and the rate of the tax; authorizing a filing fee; repealing the fee for failing to timely file a report. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2251 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2347 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2370 83-0 (2013) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for a limited period following the relocation of a taxable entity to this state from another state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2385 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to eliminating the requirement that a combined group include in its franchise tax report information about gross receipts of members who do not have nexus with this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2390 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities by taxable entities in the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2446 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definitions of advanced clean energy projects and clean energy projects and to franchise tax credits for certain of those projects. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2583 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2584 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax; decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2684 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain political subdivision corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2699 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2766 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2775 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2943 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities of entities in the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3109 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the E-Z computation and rate of the franchise tax and exempting the first $1 million from the total revenue of certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3245 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3305 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3386 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the transferability of certain unused credits under the Texas Franchise Tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3388 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the computation of costs of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities engaged in film or motion picture exhibition. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3389 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to apportionment of the programming and subscription revenue of direct-to-home satellite service providers under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3454 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain insurance entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3571 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to taxes, fees, and other amounts administered or collected by the comptroller of public accounts; lowering a tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3742 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. To repeal certain state sales, use, excise, franchise, severance, production, occupations, gross receipts and inheritance taxes, to repeal or limit certain local sales, use, excise and ad valorem property taxes, to enact a statewide and local value added tax, and to reform school finance and administration; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 221 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 500. Signed by the Governor
HJR 69 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes and to reduce public school district property taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 104 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 120 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 124 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 100 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 113 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 161 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities that rent or lease equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 179 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 539 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 594 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to exempting the first $1 million from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 781 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion of certain transportation services costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 859 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 868 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through payments related to petroleum and mineral interests in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 960 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the franchise tax of certain nonqualified affiliates. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise tax or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain certified nonprofit educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1315 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1447 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by taxable entities engaged in the business of transporting barite in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1518 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by a taxable entity engaged in Internet hosting. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1580 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain political subdivision corporations. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 10 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 75 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax. Filed
HB 76 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Filed
HB 77 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax; decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. Filed
HB 78 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax. Filed
HB 98 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the E-Z computation and rate of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 262 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the extension of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 264 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes and to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 380 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 429 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the classification of automotive repair shops as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 476 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 579 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 701 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 795 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 817 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 869 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 877 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the definition of controlling interest for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 891 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by certain affiliated taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 932 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1115 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain nonprofit educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1170 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities that rent or lease equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1187 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1358 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by qualified courier and logistics companies in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1373 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1411 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1439 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1838 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the repeal of franchise tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1849 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a franchise tax deduction for the cost of certain sustainable commercial buildings. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1865 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a franchise tax exclusion for contractual flow-through funds paid to certain performing artists. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1954 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain S corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2171 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to a franchise tax credit for the employment of persons with a disability or veterans of the United States armed forces. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2353 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2383 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a study regarding the reenactment of the franchise tax credit or providing other incentives for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2645 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exclusion of subcontracting payments made by a staff leasing services company in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2775 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2776 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3326 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3476 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities that recruit new taxable entities to this state or that relocate to this state. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3509 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by a taxable entity principally engaged in Internet hosting. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3608 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to programs for at-risk youth. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3640 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the remittance and allocation of certain taxes and fees. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3642 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the dates on which franchise tax payments are due from certain taxable entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3703 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the use of certain aviation and air transportation-related tax proceeds for aviation facilities development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3774 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the administration, collection, enforcement of various taxes and fees; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3798 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the franchise tax, franchise tax rates and computation; alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; certain taxes affecting businesses; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 49 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 125 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 392 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 476 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the classification of automotive repair shops as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 828 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 830 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes and to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1347 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds by qualified courier and logistics companies in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1458 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a study regarding the reenactment of the franchise tax credit for research and development expenditures. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1587 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the remittance and allocation of certain taxes and fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1663 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 52 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that a tax imposed on certain business entities is not subject to Section 24, Article VIII, Texas Constitution, and imposing certain limitations on the computation of a tax imposed on a business entity. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 237 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain renewable energy devices. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 469 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 720 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 832 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1006 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of property owners' associations for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1019 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1036 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the method of computing the franchise tax and the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1073 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1116 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses for job creation and retention. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1122 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the amount of the franchise tax incentive for certain small employers that provide health care benefits to employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1140 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a franchise tax credit for the purchase and installation of solar energy devices connected to an electric transmission or distribution system. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1208 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1220 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1593 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to tax credits for qualified low-income community investments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1613 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1667 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1788 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the minimum franchise tax amount for which no tax payment is due. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1825 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1942 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1992 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to certain renewable energy generation projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1994 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1999 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of certain taxable entities for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2103 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2184 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that exceed certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2227 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2391 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax exclusion for contractual flow-through funds paid to certain performing artists. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2459 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to tax credits for business development in low-income communities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2485 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the inclusion of gas and electric transmission and distribution costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2505 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the rates and imposition of the state sales and franchise taxes and to the allocation of certain revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2534 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2593 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain S corporations. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2771 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the computation of total revenue in relation to facilities that use a carbon gasification technology to generate electricity. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2790 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2943 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to a temporary franchise tax discount for job creation and retention. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2944 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2945 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2960 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to alternative electrical generators for certain service stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3119 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide certain taxable entities with a franchise tax credit for the acquisition and installation of certain air quality monitoring devices to monitor the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3131 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain payments from the total revenue of a qualified destination management company for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3138 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for research and development of energy storage technologies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3189 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3211 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3214 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the exemption of certain units conducting bingo games from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3237 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3277 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the imposition of the franchise tax on certain combined groups. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3291 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3453 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to apportionment for margin tax purposes resulting from loans and securities held as inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3460 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for certain mental illnesses and the amount of the franchise tax incentive for certain small employers that provide health care benefits to employees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3516 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the rate and calculation of the franchise tax for certain oil and gas related entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3696 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for the sale of the entire operating assets of a business or of a separate division, branch or identifiable segment of a business. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3764 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3778 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3835 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of flow-through funds from total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3909 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3927 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by a taxable entity principally engaged in Internet hosting. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3935 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail or wholesale trade for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as amended
HB 3944 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain taxable entities during an initial period of operation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3953 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the state hotel occupancy tax for certain veterans traveling to receive health care at a United States Department of Veterans Affairs facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3955 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a franchise tax credit for energy-efficient manufacturing infrastructure. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4003 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the rates and computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4005 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4030 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a tax credit for donations of certain art to art museums in this state that are open to the public. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4073 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4243 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4264 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4265 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the definition of controlling interest for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4266 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by tier partnerships. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4267 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the determination of ownership of goods for the purpose of deducting the cost of goods sold under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4268 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4269 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the definition of passive entity for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4270 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by certain affiliated taxable entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 4611 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the treatment of proceeds from sales of certain loans and securities for purposes of apportionment under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 4639 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to certain renewable energy technology systems. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4765 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 4766 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 101 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 141 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax abatement for home and business owners who install solar panels on their homes or businesses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 2995 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 469. Reported enrolled
SB 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to sustainable commercial building projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 193 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 247 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the computation of the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes by certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 323 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities during an initial period of operation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 483 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester in geological formations carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 560 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 732 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a franchise tax credit for employers that allow employees to telecommute. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 740 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 818 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the exclusion of certain payments from the total revenue of certain taxable entities for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 885 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 889 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 966 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1037 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the franchise tax liability of certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1161 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the computation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1221 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1315 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the franchise tax by a taxable entity principally engaged in Internet hosting. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1429 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to tax credits for business development in low-income communities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1834 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1944 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit for charitable contributions made toward certain low-income residential housing programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2157 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the total revenue exemption from the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2300 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 15 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that Section 24, Article VIII, Texas Constitution, does not apply to a tax imposed on certain business entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 20 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1102 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B No. 469. Reported enrolled
HB 156 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the determination of a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 355 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 512 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for capital investments. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 871 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1198 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1207 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to corrections to the revised franchise tax transition provisions of House Bill No. 3, 79th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 2006. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1284 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1336 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1384 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to franchise tax rates. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1542 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to franchise tax rates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1701 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1741 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to certain investments by insurance companies and related organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1904 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1951 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the computation of total revenue in relation to electric generating facilities that use integrated gasification combined cycle technology. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1964 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1965 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a tax credit for donations of certain art to art museums in this state that are open to the public. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2057 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to state tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2533 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the computation of taxable margin for purposes of the revised franchise tax by certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2638 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the exclusion from total revenue in computing the franchise tax of certain funds, reimbursements, and expenses related to certain legal services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2726 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain benefits consortiums. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2841 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to entities subject to the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2948 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the temporary credit for business losses under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2970 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2985 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3033 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3111 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for purchasing electricity from a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3137 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John Relating to including in a bill or invoice an item represented to be for the full or partial payment of a state tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3287 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for qualified low-income community investments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3357 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to defining as a deceptive trade practice representing the franchise tax as a fee, charge, reimbursement, or other item on an invoice or mailing to a consumer. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3463 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the application of the franchise tax to a combined group. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3643 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a franchise tax credit for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3928 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to technical changes to the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3936 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HJR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by three-fourths of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1378 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the computation of the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes by certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1460 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a franchise tax credit for purchasing electricity from a clean coal project. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1611 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1612 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1811 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to entities subject to the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1917 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to credits against the revised franchise tax for certain activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2013 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to technical changes to the revised franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain amounts of state franchise tax revenue to reducing school district maintenance and operations tax rates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 28 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to state taxes; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 117 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 118 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the repeal of certain tax exemptions and deductions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 155 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 176 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the imposition of a minimum franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 394 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 861 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to a tax credit for certain corporations obtaining coverage for their employees under a health benefit plan. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1005 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1380 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of renaissance zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1401 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the application of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1666 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to a tax credit for certain corporations obtaining coverage for their employees under a health benefit plan. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1743 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2234 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the Comptroller. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2621 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the power of certain coastal municipalities to impose assessments to pay for improvement projects, services, or special events. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3445 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1254 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to extending the terms and conditions under which an enterprise project may continue to receive franchise tax credit for job creation and capital investment. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1439 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to impose a tax on certain business activity in this state. Filed
HB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 30 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to an analysis of the effects of certain tax policies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 73 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to franchise tax benefits for certain entities designated as enterprise projects. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 42 79-2 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
HB 3 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to certain taxes affecting businesses; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 70 79-3 (2006) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the application of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 131 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authority of certain enterprise projects to receive franchise tax credits for job creation and capital investment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 141 79-3 (2006) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the computation of franchise tax total revenue by a health care provider. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 155 79-3 (2006) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the application, computation, and rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 171 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 51 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to expressing legislative intent to amend provisions of H.B. No. 3, as enrolled by the 79th Legislature of the State of Texas, 3rd Called Session, relating to rental income and guaranteed payments in the determination of "total revenue." Signed by the Governor
HJR 18 79-3 (2006) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in the rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 22 79-3 (2006) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in the rate of the franchise tax be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain state tax revenues to school district ad valorem tax rate reduction. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 79-3 (2006) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 6 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain tax legislation enacted by the 79th Legislature, 3rd Called Session. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations developing ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 25,000 manufacturing protocols. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to franchise tax credits for certain economic development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 48 79-3 (2006) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authority of certain enterprise projects to receive franchise tax credits for job creation and capital investment. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SJR 10 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapiro, Florence Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain increases in state tax revenue to public education. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 450 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the imposition of a minimum franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 589 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 611 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations that provide group health benefit plans to their employees. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 694 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 695 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to franchise tax deductions and exemptions for certain business activities involving desalination devices. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 827 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain exemptions from property taxes and state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1126 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1160 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1438 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to franchise tax credits for certain investments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2122 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2209 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged primarily in biotechnology research and development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2425 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective according to its terms
HB 2516 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to repealing the refund of sales and franchise taxes to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2563 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain nonprofit educational assistance organizations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2806 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a pilot program creating reinvestment zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3146 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to franchise tax reform. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3500 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the imposition and use of a homeland security fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3515 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investors that provide venture capital financing. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 290 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Signed by the Governor
HCR 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2425. Received from the House
HJR 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income component of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 538 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 696 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to franchise tax deductions and exemptions for certain business activities involving desalination devices. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 901 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain business activities involving wind energy facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1030 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1491 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investors that provide venture capital financing. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1492 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to economic incentives for corporations located in distressed counties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1780 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to claiming a franchise tax credit for certain qualified capital investments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SCR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 41 78-1 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the application of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 95 78-1 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 15 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 33 78-4 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 37 78-4 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to public school finance and state taxes; authorizing a state tax on payrolls. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 42 78-4 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the imposition of a minimum franchise tax. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 53 78-4 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 54 78-4 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to taxes. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
SJR 8 78-4 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a business tax, including on the income of individuals who benefit from personal liability limitations, and dedicating the revenue from the tax to fund public education. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 87 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of transportation provided to certain welfare recipients. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 661 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain expenditures relating to reducing hazardous substances. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 679 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to providing a deduction of not more than $100,000 for a corporation under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 684 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to programs for at-risk youth. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 802 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 983 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of long-term care insurance policies for certain employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1447 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain activities in defense economic readjustment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1483 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1601 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to exempting certain corporations from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1602 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to exempting certain corporations from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1603 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to renaming the franchise tax the corporate income tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1746 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to a franchise credit for funding certain scholarships. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1812 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of long-term care insurance policies for certain employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2234 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to franchise tax deductions and exemptions for certain business activities involving wind energy devices. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2235 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for desalination devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2236 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to franchise tax incentives for hydrogen energy devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2489 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to organizations assisting educationally disadvantaged children. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2686 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in enterprise zones, defense readjustment zones, or strategic investment areas. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2790 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2821 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2900 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2963 77-0 (2001) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the collection and enforcement of taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3140 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 3177 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to certain investments and rate reductions by insurance companies and related organizations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3216 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3256 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to state taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3350 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the calculation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3382 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the cigars and tobacco products tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3391 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the definition of a strategic investment area for purposes of certain tax credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3464 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the reform of the state tax system to provide revenue for the support and operation of the general government and the public school system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3520 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of nursing education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3566 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations that provide group health benefit plan for employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income component of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 41 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of long-term care insurance policies for certain employees. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 63 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to persons with certain disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to use of earned, unused franchise tax benefits for development stage companies conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 601 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to certain investments and rate reductions by insurance companies and related organizations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 715 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of transportation provided to certain welfare recipients. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 833 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1200 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to organizations assisting educationally disadvantaged children. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1263 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1450 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the collection and enforcement of taxes; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1689 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1690 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the taxation of insurance companies and certain insurance agents. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 63 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 65 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for an employer that purchases or subsidizes child-care services for employees. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 84 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to exempting certain small corporations from payment of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 99 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to a public school or a nonprofit scholarship funding organization. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 219 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to exempting certain small corporations from payment of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 254 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to exemptions from the sales and franchise taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 399 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to a franchise tax credit for donation of certain environmentally sensitive land. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 551 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to exempting certain small corporations from the franchise tax and to the reporting requirements for those corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 563 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in counties in this state with high or very high unemployment. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 755 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 980 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1050 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul | et. al. Relating to exempting certain small corporations from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1821 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for a corporation that establishes and operates a day-care center for children of employees or purchases services for employees. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1917 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain teachers or students who participate in corporate summer internship programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1994 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to a franchise tax credit for the cost of a guarantee fee paid to obtain a loan guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2067 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations and savings and loan associations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 2477 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain business entities for payment of certain scholarships. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2730 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authorization of certain franchise tax incentives promoting economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2737 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2976 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to cooperation between public and private entities and public schools and to franchise tax refunds for providing certain assistance in education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3245 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3645 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain contributions to certain nonprofit scholarship funding organizations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 11 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income component of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HR 1341 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 441. Reported enrolled
SB 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the authorization of certain franchise tax incentives promoting economic development. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to a franchise tax credit for corporations that provide financing for certain before and after school programs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 148 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to exempting certain small corporations from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 224 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 426 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for an employer that purchases or subsidizes child-care services for employees. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 441 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to tax exemptions and credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 492 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 498 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a franchise tax credit for the cost of a guarantee fee paid to obtain a loan guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 696 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a franchise tax credit for a corporation that establishes and operates a day-care center for children of employees or purchases services for employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 704 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 783 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to persons with certain disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 985 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities by a defense readjustment project. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1065 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations and savings and loan associations. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1453 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit that allows a parent to volunteer at a child's school without loss of compensation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1602 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to cooperation between public and private entities and public schools and to franchise tax refunds for providing certain assistance in education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1630 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the authorization of a franchise tax credit for certain capital investments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SR 1186 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 441. Reported enrolled
HB 4 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to residence homestead school property tax exemptions and tax limitations, allocating and dedicating certain state funds for education, limiting the increase in school property tax rates, and providing for certain additional revenue; making an appropriation. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 760 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions made to medical savings accounts. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1754 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1972 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the requirement that the Sunset Advisory Commission review certain tax exemptions. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2100 75-0 (1997) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2139 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a franchise tax credit for the creation of jobs in counties with high unemployment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2152 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to tax credits. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2674 75-0 (1997) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the definition of Internal Revenue Code for the purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Corte, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income component of the franchise tax. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 282 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to incentives for an employer that establishes and operates a day-care center for children of employees or purchases child-care services for employees. Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select No action taken in committee
SB 533 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to a franchise tax credit for a corporation that establishes a day-care center for children of employees or puschases child-care services for employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 861 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the administration of franchise taxes; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/98
HB 518 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the rate of the franchise tax imposed on net taxable capital. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 675 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the computation of the net taxable earned surplus of a limited liability company for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 900 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain tuition. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1067 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a franchise tax credit for a corporation that provides a loaned teacher to a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1201 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to allowing the prepayment of the franchise tax in quarterly installments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HB 1335 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the eligibility for a franchise tax exemption of a credit union that accepts a member who is not included in the credit union's definable community of interest. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1445 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to administration and collection of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1808 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to a franchise tax credit for payments made to certain medical savings accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2043 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the computation of net taxable earned surplus of an S corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2203 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a franchise tax exemption for research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2318 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to work programs for certain persons committed to the Texas Youth Commission and to tax credits and abatements for businesses participating in the programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2627 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to administration and collection of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 20 74-0 (1995) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income and stated capital or asset components of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 644 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to administration and collection of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 1027 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a franchise tax exemption for research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1120 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to permitting the creation of gas marketing cooperative corporations under the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas and providing a state franchise tax exemption for such associations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1265 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to administration and collection of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1364 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain tuition. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 302 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to application of the franchise tax to S corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 303 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to application of the franchise tax to limited liability companies. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 437 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to excluding compensation of directors and executive officers of certain banks in computing franchise tax liability. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 878 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the determination of taxable earned surplus of an S corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1046 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to establishing a franchise tax credit for wages paid to AFDC recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1176 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid by a corporation to certain employees receiving aid to families with dependent children. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1288 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to excluding compensation of officers or directors in computing franchise tax liability. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1436 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the rates of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1524 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to a franchise tax credit for investment in biogenetic or biomolecular research. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1891 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1892 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 1893 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Returned to committee
HB 1894 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Returned to committee
HB 2010 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the apportionment of taxable capital and taxable earned surplus of a banking corporation or savings and loan association. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2482 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a franchise tax credit for the conversion or purchase of an alternative fuel motor vehicle. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 36 73-0 (1993) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the tax rate on the income component of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 237 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to a temporary credit for certain franchise taxes paid by a corporation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 554 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the determination and apportionment of taxable capital and taxable earned surplus for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 896 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 897 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 898 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 899 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the application and administration of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 505 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a deduction from the payment of the franchise tax for certain corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 886 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the authority of certain counties to levy a franchise fee when community antenna and cable television equipment is installed in a right-of-way. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 974 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to sales and use tax and franchise tax relief for certain businesses located in an enterprise zone. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1274 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the application, calculation, and payment of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1275 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the determination of taxable capital for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1276 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the determination of gross receipts from business done in this state for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1277 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to methods of depreciation for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1553 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and enforcement of a franchise tax on corporate and noncorporate businesses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2134 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to a requirement for consolidated franchise tax reporting for parent and subsidiary corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1348 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of certain counties to levy a franchise fee when community antenna and cable television equipment is installed in a right-of-way. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 11 72-1 (1991) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to raising revenue for the operation of state and local government; to the imposition, application, rates, collection, and administration of various fees and taxes and to the allocation of revenue from fees and taxes; to liability for the costs of certain state and local services; providing penalties; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 87 72-2 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the determination of taxable earned surplus of an S corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1306 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the application and calculation of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1660 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1663 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the taxable capital of a bank holding company for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2210 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim | et. al. Relating to apportioning franchise taxes. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2242 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the intangible property of certain transportation businesses and the application of the franchise tax to those businesses. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2575 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to exempting from the franchise tax certain corporations that are organized by farmers' cooperatives to finance the ordinary crop operations of producers of farm products and that are exempt from federal income tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2855 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations and the revenues received from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2944 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the taxable capital of a bank holding company for franchise tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3032 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the administration of the local government corporate banking franchise tax fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HJR 37 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the imposition of both a corporate income tax and a franchise tax on the assets of corporations. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 674 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the application and calculation of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1000 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the administration and apportionment of franchise taxes collected from certain corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/90
SB 1482 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1566 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the intangible property of certain transportation businesses and the application of the franchise tax to those businesses. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1801 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to exempting certain corporations that are exempt from federal income tax from the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1806 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to providing relief from franchise and sales and use taxes for new small businesses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1845 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain taxes paid by certain title insurance holding companies. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 76 71-5 (1990) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged in the recycling of municipal solid waste. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 82 71-6 (1990) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged in the recycling of municipal solid waste. Filed
HB 125 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 485 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of the intangible property of certain transportation businesses and the application of certain occupation taxes to those businesses. House: Ways & Means Effective immediately
HB 1629 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to exempting from the franchise tax certain corporations whose only business in this state is the solicitation of orders at trade shows or fairs. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1705 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the allocation of bank franchise tax revenue to taxing units. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1718 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to exempting from the franchise tax certain corporations whose only business in this state is the solicitation of orders at trade shows. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 1802 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to deducting the bank franchise tax allocations from the foundation school fund allotments to school districts. House: Ways & Means Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1809 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 246 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 707 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain corporations whose only business in this state is the solicitation of orders at trade shows. Senate: Finance Motion withdrawn
SB 938 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the allocation of bank franchise tax revenue to taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 1170 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the determination and reporting of surplus, assets, and liabilities for purposes of the franchise tax and to certain exemptions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1387 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to handling protest payments of taxes imposed on certain types of insurance business. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 4 70-2 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 8 70-2 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of corporate net income taxes. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
SB 8 70-2 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. Senate: Committee of the Whole Referred to Committee of the Whole
HB 551 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the exemption from franchise tax for certain transportation companies, sleeping, palace car, and dining companies. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 562 69-0 (1985) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Relating to an exemption from the corporation franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations that distribute their earnings and savings on a patronage basis only. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 608 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1327 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to the taxation of savings and loan associations. House: Financial Institutions Postponed in committee
HB 1806 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate franchise profits tax, to the rate of the franchise tax, to the allocation of the revenue raised to a classroom construction fund and a local school district tax relief fund, and to the purposes and uses of those funds. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2007 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and criminal and civil enforcement of, and to the allocation of revenue from a gross receipts tax on outdoor advertisers. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2244 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the imposition, rate, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on manufacturers and importers of certain beverage cans having detachable openers. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2364 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to gross premiums tax paid by life, health, and accident insurance companies and trusts providing life, health, or accident benefits. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2366 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the gross premiums tax paid by insurance companies other than life, fraternal benefit associations and non-profit group hospital service plans. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 14 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to an exemption from the corporation franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations that distribute their earnings and savings on a patronage basis only. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 232 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Melton, Bob
Relating to the exemption from franchise tax for certain transportation, sleeping, palace car, and dining companies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 55 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the amendment of the Franchise Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 10 69-3 (1986) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 243 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of the local school property tax relief fund to be financed through the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 346 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to tax credits for corporations engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling, or installing solar energy devices. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 348 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the repeal of the state franchise tax on corporations. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 402 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that hold property exclusively for other corporations that are exempted from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 833 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to repealing the use of the short form for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 834 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to exemptions from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 918 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the calculation of the surplus of a corporation for the purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 919 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the calculation of the capital assets for franchise tax purposes of a corporation that owns an interest in a Texas subsidiary corporation. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1211 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to an increase in the corporate franchise tax and the dedication of that and other revenue for educational purposes. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1551 68-0 (1983) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to the repeal of ad valorem taxes on stocks and intangible property of banks, the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations, and the allocation and use of revenue received from the application of the franchise tax to banking corporations. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2042 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the exclusion from gross receipts from business done in this state for franchise tax allocation formula purposes of fees from management or administrative services performed for affiliated corporations. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HJR 69 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for imposition of a corporate income tax and dedicating the revenue of that tax to educational purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 119 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that hold property exclusively for other corporations that are exempted from the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 198 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to tax credits for corporations engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling, or installing solar energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 361 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to a report by the comptroller on the loss of certain state revenue because of tax exemptions, discounts, exclusions, and special rates and special methods of reporting. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 530 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the calculation of the surplus of a corporation for the purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 531 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Repealing the use of the short form for the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 532 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the calculation of the capital assets for franchise tax purposes of a corporation that owns an interest in a Texas subsidiary corporation. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 533 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to exemptions from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 67 68-2 (1984) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 102 68-2 (1984) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the receipt, allocation, disbursement, and management of state revenue and other state money and to the times and methods of payment of the corporate franchise tax. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 27 68-2 (1984) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the receipt, allocation, disbursement, and management of state revenue and other state money and to the times, amounts, and methods of payment of the corporate franchise tax; creating the Public Junior College Reimbursement Fund and the Medical and Dental College Reimbursement Fund; providing a penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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HB 4 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the method of determining the amount of corporate franchise tax payable to the state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 128 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations the purpose of which is neighborhood improvement, the prevention of crime, or the reduction of unemployment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 189 67-0 (1981) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations that are homeowners associations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 673 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to tax credits for corporations engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling, or installing solar energy devices. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 955 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the imposition of a franchise tax on banking corporations doing business in Texas and the repeal of the bank shares tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1056 67-0 (1981) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the franchise tax payment deposit required of a domestic corporation. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 2212 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the exemption of certain corporations from the corporate franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2311 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations providing emergency medical services. pref. no. 127 House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations that are homeowners associations. Senate: Finance Coauthor authorized
SB 134 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that are condominium management associations. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 267 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to tax credits for corporations engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling or installing solar energy devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 390 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the method of determining the amount of corporate franchise tax payable to the state. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 838 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations that hold property exclusively for other corporations that are exempted from the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1060 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to conforming Title 2, Tax Code, to enactments of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 101 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to various offenses involving the wearing of masks or disguises; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 708 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the taxation of nonprofit volunteer fire departments under the franchise tax. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1122 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the optional use of the franchise tax short form return; allowing corporations with total assets of less than $1,000,000 to use the short form return and amending the tax schedule to reflect the new asset limit. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
HB 1292 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the prepayment of initial year franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1320 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of holding title to property, collecting income therefrom, and turning over the entire amount thereof, less expenses, to a non-profit corporation. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1797 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the application of the franchise tax to corporations that qualify for taxation and have elected to be taxed. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2126 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to allocation formula in payment of franchise tax by corporations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on State Finance
SB 3 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to reports by the comptroller on the loss of certain state revenue because of tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 584 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the optional use of the franchise tax short form return; allowing corporations with total assets of less than $1,000,000 to use the short form return and amending the tax schedule to reflect the new asset limit; reconciling the short form reporting period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 606 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the prepayment and allocation of a corporation's initial franchise tax deposit and filing of its initial franchise tax report. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 216 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations the purpose of which is the prevention of crime, neighborhood improvement, or the reduction of unemployment. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 858 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain persons manufacturing, selling, or installing solar energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 1860 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the time a corporation forfeits its right to do business in this state for failure to pay or report franchise taxes; relating to the personal liability of directors and officers for certain debts of corporation whose right to do business has been forfeited. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
SB 591 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain persons manufacturing, selling, or installing solar energy devices. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably
SB 788 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to an annual report to be filed by a corporation and information to be include; and making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 816 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the time a corporation forfeits its right to do business in this state for failure to pay or report franchise taxes; relating to the personal liability of directors and officers for certain debt of corproations whose right to do business has been forfeited. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 660 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the imposition, implementation, and administration of a corporate profits tax; providing for exemptions and credits; providing penalties; providing effective dates. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 800 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the imposition, implementation, and administration of a corporate profits tax; providing penalties; reducing the rate of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 845 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the corporate franchise tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1146 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the exemption of non-profit food cooperative corporations from the corporate franchise tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2024 64-0 (1975) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to providing an exemption from the franchise tax for certain organizations described in Section 501(c) (3),(4),(5),(6), or (7), of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 776 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to providing an exemption from the franchise tax for certain organizations described in Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 361 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to exemption from the property tax and from the franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations providing homes for the handicapped or elderly persons. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without Governor's signature
HB 918 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to the corporate franchise tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Postponed
HB 1439 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the imposition, implementation, and administration of a corporate profits tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 653 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to providing an exemption from the franchise tax for certain organizations. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 990 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to the corporate franchise tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 502 62-0 (1971) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to providing an exemption from the franchise tax for certain nonprofit corporations engaged in the business of owning residential property used as cooperative housing.
HB 637 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to exempting from the franchise tax certain corporations providing homes for certain elderly people.
HB 715 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to increasing the franchise tax rate.
HB 462 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending Statutes wherever the administration of the franchise tax has been transferred to the Comptroller of Public Accounts from the Secretary of State; extending the due date for payment and reporting of the franchise tax to June 15th, etc.
HB 905 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Grant | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas in respect of the corporation Franchise Tax Report filed with the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and extending the time of payment of taxes due and payable to the State of Texas by corporations.
SB 39 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to exempting from property taxes and franchise taxes certain non-profit corporations providing certain nursing care and certain housing for low-income and other elderly persons, and involved in various research programs for the elderly.
SB 529 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas in respect of the corporation Franchise Tax Report filed with the Comptroller of Public Accounts, and extending the time of payment of taxes due and payable to the State of Texas by corporations.
HB 23 61-2 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Relating to providing that certain sales of property delivered to points outside of Texas or delivered to points within Texas constitute business attributable to this State for purposes of allocating capital taxable by this State under the franchise tax and to provide for certain limited tax credits; providing an effective date.
HB 162 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to the corporate franchise tax as applied to taxable debt; providing an effective date.
HB 833 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" Relating to requiring submission of certain parts of a corporation's federal income tax return with its short form franchise tax return.
HB 1014 60-0 (1967) Author: Caldwell, Neil | et. al. Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of the state government by increasing the franchise tax rate for the year beginning May 1, 1968 and ending April 30, 1969.
HB 1226 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the franchise tax, and exempting certain non-profit corporations.
HB 85 59-0 (1965) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to amending certain statutes by removing outstanding bonds, notes and debentures from the definition of taxable capital.
HB 532 59-0 (1965) Author: George, Jesse T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the State's prior lien on corporate property to secure payment of franchise taxes and penalties.
HB 554 59-0 (1965) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to provide that a certain franchise tax shall not apply to corporations operating utility facilities on behalf of and for the benefit of cities or towns.
HB 612 59-0 (1965) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the filing of claims for refund of franchise taxes, together with penalties and interest paid to the Comptroller of Public Accounts thereon.
HB 765 59-0 (1965) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to the franchise tax exemption for corporations organized for purely public charity.
HB 1069 59-0 (1965) Author: Thompson, Fritz Relating to the exemption of certain corporations organized for strictly educational purposes, from the payment of franchise taxes.
HB 568 58-0 (1963) Author: Thompson, Fritz Relating to amending to provide that a certain franchise tax shall not apply to translator systems of a nonprofit nature, which are established for the purpose of disseminating television signals to the general public on a voluntary participating basis.
HB 693 58-0 (1963) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to providing that certain smaller, newly incorporated corporations may pay a franchise tax during the first five (5) years from the date of initially being chartered or incorporated; prescribing a minimum amount to be paid by said corporations.
HB 756 58-0 (1963) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to providing that the franchise tax shall not apply to corporations having no capital stock and organized for the exclusive purpose of promoting the public interest of any county, city, or town, or other area within the state, including, but not limited to, corporations operating utility facilities on behalf of and for the benefit of any such city or town.
HB 904 58-0 (1963) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to extending the application of the Additional Franchise Tax to the years ending April 30, 1965, and April 30, 1966.
SB 212 58-0 (1963) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to exempting certain nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporations and nonprofit corporations having no capital stock organized for the purpose of providing or operating recreational facilities or activities from the payment of the franchise tax.
HB 37 57-0 (1961) Author: McCoppin, George W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that certain franchise tax shall not apply to non-profit water supply or sewer service corporations organized on behalf of cities or towns.
HB 136 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act revising penalties and interest provisions for failure to pay tax due by producers of gas and for failure to file reports when due under certain provisions; providing a penalty.
HB 331 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing additional revenue for the support of the State government; relating to franchise taxes, and prescribing the method and basis of computation or allocation of such taxes.
HB 360 57-0 (1961) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton Relating amending Chapter I of H. B. No. 11, Chapter 12, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Third Called Session, providing for simultaneously filing reports and paying the tax on or before May 1st of each year.
HB 366 57-0 (1961) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to amending Article 12.01, Title 122A Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to provide that National Banks located in Texas shall be subject to the Franchise Tax.
HB 367 57-0 (1961) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating to amending Article 7064, Article 7064a and Article 4769, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as last amended, to provide an increase of tax on insurance premiums.
HB 385 57-0 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that non-profit water supply and sewer service corporations shall not be subject to the franchise tax.
HB 463 57-0 (1961) Author: Tunnell, Byron M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the General Revised Civil Statutes of Texas relating to corporations exempt from payment of the franchise tax.
HB 767 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing additional revenue for the support of the state government; relating to franchise taxes, and providing for an increase in the franchise tax rate for the year beginning May 1, 1962 and ending April 30, 1963; providing an effective date.
HB 919 57-0 (1961) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas and to equalize the burden of taxation; imposing taxes on unincorporated businesses, personal income, corporate income and the transfer or use of tangible personal property.
HB 949 57-0 (1961) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to amending a certain Statute excluding state banks from the application of the franchise tax.
SB 37 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the franchise tax imposed shall not apply to non-profit water supply or sewer service corporations organized on behalf of cities or towns.
SB 182 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to amending a certain Statute to exempt nonprofit corporations having no capital stock organized for the purpose of providing or operating recreational facilities from the payment of the franchise tax.
SB 231 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that the franchise tax shall not apply to nonprofit municipal gas utility corporations.
HB 3 57-1 (1961) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State Government; amending certain Statutes to provide a Retail Sales and Use Tax and Use of motor vehicles; relating to the Severance Beneficiary Tax on Fas; providing a Sales Tax on certain restaurant meals; providing a recordation tax on real estate; providing for the transfer of one percent (1%) of the Permanent School Fund to the Available School Fund under certain conditions; providing an effective date.
HB 20 57-1 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to raising revenue for the State of Texas; amending certain Statutes relating to imposing a limited sales, excise and use tax on the sale or use of certain tangible personal property in this State and providing for the administration and enforcement of such tax and the allocation of the revenues therefrom; providing certain penalties for failure to report or pay hotel occupancy tax when due; providing for effective dates.
HB 20 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to a tax on the taxable incomes of certain corporations, joint stock associations and limited partnerships, the administration of the tax by the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HB 238 56-0 (1959) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to amending certain statutes relating to franchise taxes; providing for an additional franchise tax; providing a penalty; providing for an effective date.
HB 322 56-0 (1959) Author: Tunnell, Byron M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to corporations exempt from payment of the franchise tax.
HB 490 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to a tax on the net profits of certain corporations, joint stock associations and limited partnerships; providing penalties.
HB 734 56-0 (1959) Author: McCoppin, George W. Relating to amending certain statutes to provide that the franchise tax shall not apply to non-profit water supply or sewer service corporations organized on behalf of cities or towns.
HB 827 56-0 (1959) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to transferring collection and administration of the state franchise tax from the Secretary of State to the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HB 846 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the corporation franchise tax.
SB 336 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing for an alternative method of paying state franchise taxes for certain corporations with total assets of less than One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00); providing for penalties.
SB 403 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to transferring collection and administration of the state franchise tax from the Secretary of State to the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
HB 2 56-1 (1959) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for an additional franchise tax for the period beginning September 1, 1959, and ending April 30, 1960, to be paid on or before August 31, 1959.
HB 7 56-1 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to levying an additional occupation tax on the occupation or privilege of obtaining the production of Dedicated Gas as a Severance Beneficiary and on the business or occupation of producing such gas, to be known as the Severance Beneficiary Tax.
HB 29 56-1 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to providing for an alternative method of paying State franchise taxes for certain corporations with total assets of less than $150,000; providing for penalties.
SB 12 56-1 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that the franchise tax imposed by Chapter 3, Title 122 shall not apply to nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporation.
HB 8 56-2 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 10 56-2 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 12 56-2 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 15 56-2 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for an alternative method of paying State franchise taxes for certain corporations with total assets of less than $150,000; providing for penalties.
HB 18 56-2 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to the revision of the oil production tax, the natural gas production tax, sulfur tax, motor vehicle sales tax, gasoline tax, tax on express companies, telegraph companies and others.
HB 9 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to revising certain statutes and certain other laws relating to taxation.
HB 10 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to levying certain new taxes and increasing certain existing taxes for the support of the State government.
HB 11 56-3 (1959) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to taxation; revising certain statutes into a new Title to be known as Title 122A "Taxation General" of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas; providing for an effective date.
HB 17 56-3 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to revising and rearranging certain statutes of the Taxation Code.
HB 19 56-3 (1959) Author: Laurel, Oscar M. | et. al. Relating to providing additional revenue for the support of State government.
HB 217 55-0 (1957) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending certain Acts providing alternate method of paying franchise taxes by Public Utilities.
HB 268 55-0 (1957) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to exemptions of corporations from the franchise tax.
HB 270 55-0 (1957) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to corporations exempt from payment of the franchise tax.
HB 567 55-0 (1957) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that Corporations organized pursuant to certain provisions of the National Housing Act, which operate housing projects in connection with Military Reservations shall pay a franchise tax based upon gross receipts instead of gross assets and thereby excluding from the tax base long-term indebtedness.
HB 712 55-0 (1957) Author: Ferrell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to corporations exempt from payment of the franchise tax.
HB 226 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending Statutes relating to the franchise tax imposed on corporations.
HB 447 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to appropriating money out of the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State in his official capacity, to be by him placed in the suspense account as provided in Vernon's Civil Statutes.
HB 567 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest Relating to amending Statutes in regard to certain franchise tax certain corporations must pay.
HB 693 54-0 (1955) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to providing for the raising of additional public revenue by prescribing certain specific taxes on adjusted receipts; to prescribe the manner and the time of making reports and paying such tax, and the duties and authority of officials and others respecting such payment and collection; to prescribe penalties for the violation of this act; to make an appropriation to carry out the provisions of this act.
HB 903 54-0 (1955) Author: Carpenter, Frank H. Relating to amending Statutes in regard to the franchise tax payments due to be paid to the Secretary of State by every domestic and foreign corporation chartered or authorized to do business in Texas.
SB 252 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending Statutes to clarify payment of franchise tax by certain corporations.
HB 318 53-0 (1953) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to the exemption of any corporation organized as a terminal corporation not organized for profit and having no income from the business done by it from the franchise tax.
HB 322 53-0 (1953) Author: Joseph, Jr., Thomas R. "Tom" Relating to repealing the tax on terminal companies.
HB 514 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Garth C. Relating to amending the Insurance Code by exempting life insurance companies, not engaged in the business of writing life insurance in this State but engaged in the business of loaning its funds in this State, from the requirements of payment of gross premiums taxes required under the Insurance Code.
HB 704 53-0 (1953) Author: Meridith, Fred V. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to exemption from State of Texas corporation franchise tax.
SB 281 53-0 (1953) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending certain Statutes pertaining to exemption from State of Texas corporation franchise tax.
HB 2 53-1 (1954) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation--General".
HB 15 53-1 (1954) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to making certain adjustments in the Tax Structure of the State of Texas; providing increased rates in the tax levied therein; to provide a more certain and definite method of calculating the gas production of tax on liquid hydrocarbons recovered from gas; repealing certain acts, except as to certain taxes, penalties, interest accruing before the effective date of this Act, and preserving certain liens, penalties, and administrative procedures; increasing the franchise taxes therein levied; increasing the taxes therein levied upon the sale and importation of beer; clarifying the tax levied upon the furnishing of certain services in connection with oil and gas wells and preserving certain obligations, taxes, penalties and interest which have accrued prior to the effective date of this Act; adding a period of limitation in which suits may be brought to collect the taxes levied therein; providing effective dates.
HB 26 53-1 (1954) Author: Fisk, Jack Gordon Relating to revising and arranging certain statutes of this State relating to taxation into a new title to be known as "Title 122A, Taxation -- General"; reducing the rate of all taxes included in Title 122A by ten per cent (10%) except the Poll Tax.
HB 112 53-1 (1954) Author: Crouch, Douglass "Doug" Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to embrace the business of group hospital insurance, including nonprofit hospital service plans; relating to annual tax on gross amount of premiums collected on certain insurance policies.
HB 117 53-1 (1954) Author: McDaniel, Bert T. Relating to making an appropriation of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) to the Secretary of State for aid in collection of franchise taxes of the State.
HB 41 52-0 (1951) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to amending certain acts making the General Laws relating to payment of filing fees and franchise taxes by corporations having capital stock applicable to corporations coming under the provisions of certain Acts; exempting domestic corporations operating under said Acts from paying premium taxes; exempting domestic title corporations operating under the said Acts.
HB 112 52-0 (1951) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending Statutes relative to payment of franchise taxes by mutual investment companies.
HB 285 52-0 (1951) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. Relating to providing revenues for the payment of Old Age Assistance, aid to destitute children, and to the needy blind, obligations of the State under Teachers Retirement Act, revenues for the highway system of this State, and for the economical and efficient operation of the State Government by amending certain acts so as to increase taxes levied on production of oil and sulphur, gross receipts tax on those owning telephone lines, gas, electric light, electric power, retain sail of motor vehicles, etc.
HB 454 52-0 (1951) Author: Zeiske, Franz W. Relating to amending certain statutes by authorizing the Secretary of State, with the approval of the Attorney General and the State Auditor, to credit overpayments of franchise taxes on franchise taxes for the following year; defining the term, overpayment of franchise taxes.
HB 558 52-0 (1951) Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the issuance of a Gross Receipts Tax Permit by the State Comptroller, in lieu of the present law charging the Office of Secretary of State with such duty.
SB 6 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending certain statutes by exempting mutual investment companies from payment of certain franchise tax.
HB 777 51-0 (1949) Author: Fleming, Joe B. Relating to amending a previous Act, designating corporations subject to franchise tax and redefining written evidences of indebtedness; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 835 51-0 (1949) Author: Fleming, Joe B. Relating to increase the revenues for the payment of old age assistance, aid to destitute children, aid to needy blind, obligations of the State under Teachers Retirement Act, and paying other expenses and obligations of the State and amending Statutes so as to increase the occupation tax therein levied on the production of oil in an amount equal to ten (10) per centum by amending previous Statues.
HB 990 51-0 (1949) Author: Richards, William George "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, exemptions of certain corporations from franchise tax.
SB 47 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, providing electric cooperatives shall pay some taxes as other corporations engaged in same business.
HB 3 51-1 (1950) Author: Fleming, Joe B. | et. al. Relating to levying and providing for the collection of additional taxes on the production of oil, gas, liquid hydrocarbons recovered from gas, and sulfur; receipts of gas, electric light, electric power, water works, and water and light concerns; motor vehicle sales; motor vehicle use where purchased without the State; liquor sales; privilege of doing business in corporate form (franchise tax); sale of new radios, television sets, cosmetics, playing cards; and other sales, occupation, excise, license, etc., taxes.
HB 9 51-1 (1950) Author: Fleming, Joe B. | et. al. Relating to levying and providing for the collection of certain taxes in addition to those now levied by law; providing savings and severability; providing effective dates and expiration dates for this Act and portions thereof; creating the State Hospital Fund and defining its use.
HB 11 51-1 (1950) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to levying and providing for the collection of certain taxes in addition to those now levied by law.
HB 52 49-0 (1945) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to making an appropriation to pay the Alliance Trust Company, Limited, for an overpayment of a foreign franchise tax.
HB 61 49-0 (1945) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to making an appropriation to pay a claim due the Century Corporation for overpayment on its franchise tax.
HB 281 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to providing for a gross receipts tax of two per cent (2%) upon all persons owning or operating airlines in the State of Texas which transport passengers of freight for hire.
HB 509 49-0 (1945) Author: Parton, Luman Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to reports of corporations to Secretary of State concerning franchise tax.
HB 862 49-0 (1945) Author: Parton, Luman Relating to amending certain Statues by providing for enforcement of liens for delinquent franchise taxes and penalties, and changing penalties, etc.
SB 76 49-0 (1945) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to making an appropriation of the sum of Two Hundred and Ninety-Nine ($299.00) Dollars from the State's General Revenue Fund for the purpose of reimbursing the Virgina Building Company, of Dallas, Texas, for payment of corporation franchise tax in error.
HB 221 48-0 (1943) Author: Morgan, Monta B. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to reports and payment of franchise taxes, etc; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 8 47-0 (1941) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to levying various taxes and providing certain revenue for the payment of old age assistance, aid to destitute children, aid to needy blind, and the obligations of the State under the Teachers Retirement Act, and paying other expenses and obligations of the State; providing for certain penalties and interest.
HB 646 47-0 (1941) Author: Carrington, Joe C. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the filing of corporation franchise tax returns.
HB 694 47-0 (1941) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the levy, computation, collection of certain Franchise Taxes, etc.
HB 1062 47-0 (1941) Author: Bray, Clayton Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the allocation of funds collected under Article XVIII of House Bill No. 8, Acts of the Forty-seventh Legislature, Regular Session, and to provide for the transfer and allocation of revenue previously collected and now held in suspense by the Insurance Commission.
HB 1068 47-0 (1941) Author: Boone, Sr., Lester Carl Relating to amending a certain Article levying a gross receipts tax upon the retail sales of new radios; levying a stamp tax on the sale of cosmetics and playing cards; providing a penalty.
HB 451 46-0 (1939) Author: Dwyer, Pat Relating to defining certain words, terms and phrases used herein; levying a luxury tax of two percent of the gross receipts of the sale of all tangible personal property sold in this State; making it unlawful to violate certain provisions hereof and fixing the penalty.
HB 556 46-0 (1939) Author: Thornton, Jr., Eli Henry Relating to amending a certain Article replacing certain tax upon gross receipts of Insurance Companies.
HB 557 46-0 (1939) Author: Thornton, Jr., Eli Henry Relating to amending a certain Article replacing a tax upon gross premium receipts of Insurance Companies.
HB 908 46-0 (1939) Author: Wright, Ernest Roy | et. al. Relating to levying gross receipts taxes on wholesale and retail merchants, lenders of money or credit, and severance taxes upon those producing sulphur, natural gas, and oil, for the purpose of providing revenues to pay Old Age Assistance, and to enable the State to meet its obligations to the Destitute Children, Needy Blind, and Teachers Retirement Fund; imposing penalties both civil and penal for failure to report and pay such taxes.
HB 951 46-0 (1939) Author: Tennant, Jr., Roy Irving Relating to amending a certain Statute to change the basis for the collection of the franchise tax, etc.
HB 441 45-0 (1937) Relating to correcting and clarifying insurance tax section of omnibus tax bill.
HB 381 42-0 (1931) Author: West, Frank T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to reports and the payment of corporate franchise taxes.
HB 12 41-5 (1930) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to leving and imposing franchise taxes on domestic and foreign corporations and providing for the collection thereof; prescribing offenses; declaring liens, penalties, and fines.
HB 503 40-0 (1927) Author: Parrish, Sr., Melville Clyde | et. al. Relating to relieving State Banks, in the hands of the Banking Commissioner for liquidation, from the payment of franchise taxes, providing that the failure of the Commissioner to pay franchise taxes for any such bank shall not operate to revoke or forfeit the charter of such corporation.
HB 580 37-0 (1921) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to depositing certain State funds to the credit of the State highway fund.
SB 89 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to providing for an extension of time for the payment of franchise tax by certain corporations.
SB 331 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Guinn Terrell Relating to amending the present law so as to provide that 50 per cent of the franchise tax be paid to the secretary of State, and that 50 per cent of all gross receipts tax to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the State Highway Department.
HB 178 36-0 (1919) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that the franchise tax on foreign corporations, therein levied, shall be based upon that portion of the total authorized capital stock, plus the surplus and undivided profits, if any, of such corporation, as the gross receipts of such corporation from its Texas business bears to its total gross receipts, and providing a minimum for franchise tax to be paid by foreign corporations.
HB 179 36-0 (1919) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles prescribing the method of computing the amount of franchise taxes to be paid by domestic corporations.
HB 180 36-0 (1919) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that all corporations that are required by law to pay an annual franchise tax make a report to the Secretary of State annually between the first day of January and the fifteenth day of March, and prescribing what such report shall contain.
HB 465 36-0 (1919) Author: Burton, George W. Relating to amending certain articles providing for a tax upon the gross receipts of each and every individual, company, corporation or association owning, operating, managing or controlling any telephone line or lines or any telephone within this State.
SB 292 36-0 (1919) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to amending certain statutes providing for a tax upon the gross receipts of each and every individual company, corporation or association owning, operating, managing, or controlling any telephone line or lines or any telephone within this State. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 59 35-0 (1917) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to amending the franchise tax on foreign corporations.
HB 213 35-0 (1917) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to the franchise tax on foreign corporations.
HB 607 35-0 (1917) Author: Low, Sr., Sam D.W. Relating to requiring corporations that are required to pay a franchise tax to make reports to the Secretary of State.
SB 94 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos | et. al. Relating to providing that the franchise tax on foreign corporations therein levied shall be based upon that proportion of the total authorized capital stock of such corporation as the gross receipts of such corporation from its Texas business bears to its total gross receipts.
HB 180 35-4 (1918) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to making it the duty of the Secretary of State to examine and consider applications for refund for permit fee and franchise tax paid by foreign corporations; authorizing suits to be brought against the Secretary of State; fixing a period of limitation.
SB 69 35-4 (1918) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to providing that those engaged in any business within the State required by law to pay tax on gross receipts must obtain a permit to transact such business.
HB 577 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the payment of franchise tax by certain corporations.
HB 306 33-0 (1913) Author: Jordan, Harry Phillip Relating to extending the time of payment of franchise taxes.
HB 563 33-0 (1913) Author: Coffey, Joe F. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the collection of a gross receipts tax on telephone companies; providing for the graduation of same; providing for the making of reports to the comptroller of public accounts.
HB 578 33-0 (1913) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to requiring all corporations that are required by law to pay an annual franchise tax to make a report to the Secretary of State between the first day of January and the first day of February, and prescribing what the report shall contain; prescribing penalties for failure to make such report.
HB 839 33-0 (1913) Author: Wahrmund, Otto | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 23 of the General Laws of the Thirtieth Legislature, so as to extend the time and prescribe the conditions for certain domestic and foreign corporations now in default, to pay to the Secretary of State franchise taxes and penalties and to have their rights to do business revived.
SB 43 33-0 (1913) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to the gross receipt tax based upon gross receipts of wholesale dealers in or distributors of intoxicating liquors; and "wholesale dealer" being defined so as to include every individual, company, corporation selling intoxicating liquors, and providing a penalty.
SB 79 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to extending the time within which and to prescribe conditions upon which domestic and foreign corporations which are now in default in payment of franchise taxes and penalties, may pay same and have the right to do business revived by extending time until the first day of September, 1913.
SB 451 33-0 (1913) Author: Real, Julius Relating to amending the acts of the thirty-first legislature so as to extend the time within which and prescribe conditions upon which domestic and foreign corporations may pay franchise taxes in default.
SB 43 32-0 (1911) Author: Meachum, James McDonald Relating to amending the General Laws so as to extend the time within which and prescribe conditions upon which domestic and foreign corporations which are now in default in payment of franchise taxes and penalties may pay same and have their right to do business revived, by extending until the first day of September, A.D. 1911, the time during which corporations embraced within the terms of said Act may pay to the Secretary of State franchise taxes and penalties referred to in said Act, and have their rights to do business revived; and providing for forfeiture of the charters of such domestic corporations as may fail to do so.
HB 336 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending "An Act prescribing franchise taxes to be paid by private, domestic, and foreign corporations for the exercise of the privilege of doing business within the State of Texas, and providing for collection thereof;" extending until the first day of September, 1909, the time during which corporations embraced within the terms of said Act may pay to the Secretary of State franchise taxes and penalties referred to in said Act, and have their rights to do business revived, and providing for forfeiture of the charters of such domestic corporations as may fail so to do.
HB 10 30-1 (1907) Relating to prescribing franchise taxes to be paid by private, domestic and foreign corporations for the exercise of the privilege of doing business within the State of Texas, and providing for the collection thereof; fixing a basis for the computation of the amount of such taxes and providing for reports of officers of such corporations in connection therewith, and making it a misdemeanor to fail or refuse to make such report, and fixing a penalty therefor; providing for penalties for failure to make prompt payments of such taxes, providing for the forfeiture without judicial ascertainment of the right of such defaulting domestic or foreign corporation to do such business because of failure to pay such taxes and penalties within the time allowed by this Act for payment thereof.
HB 53 29-0 (1905) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to amending statutes imposing a franchise tax on domestic and foreign corporations.
HB 597 29-0 (1905) Relating to defining the method of computing the annual franchise tax payable by private domestic and foreign corporations.
SB 211 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending Chapter 2, Title 21, of the Revised Statutes of the State of Texas, authorizing incorporation for two or more distinct purposes and separate franchise taxes for each purpose.
HB 13 29-1 (1905) Relating to amending an act relating to the taxation of insurance, telephone, sleeping and dining car, and other corporations.
HB 518 25-0 (1897) Relating to the taxation of Insurance, Telephone, Sleeping and Dining Car and other corporations, and to provide for forfeiting the charters of domestic corporations and permits of foreign corporations to do business in this State for failure to pay the franchise tax levied by this act, and to define and prescribe the notice to be given to said corporations previous to such forfeiture, and to provide adequate penalties for the violation of this act.
HB 710 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending an act of the Twenty-fifth Legislature relating to taxation of insurance companies.
HB 295 23-0 (1893) Relating to fixing the rate of taxation on insurance companies, telephone companies, sleeping and dining car companies, and other corporations; to prescribing the time and manner of collecting such taxes; to providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act.

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