Texans Favor Internet Tax | AccountingWEB

Texans Favor Internet Tax

The great state of Texas has spoken. A new telephone poll of 1,000 residents confirms that 54 percent of respondents favored taxing goods and services at the same rate as those found in traditional venues.

The poll, conducted by Scripps Howard, also found that 32 percent opposed the Internet sales tax (14 percent rode the fence).

The results have changed since previous polls in which prior surveys found that respondents were fairly split on their opinions regarding the special tax.

Texans who did not use the Internet were much more positive about taxing purchases. Republicans felt the same way in liking the tax a bit less than Democrats.

Wait, there's more!
There's always more at AccountingWEB. We're an active community of financial professionals and journalists who strive to bring you valuable content every day. If you'd like, let us know your interests and we'll send you a few articles every week either in taxation, practice excellence, or just our most popular stories from that week. It's free to sign up and to be a part of our community.
Premium content is currently locked

Editor's Choice

WHAT KIND OF FIRM ARE YOU?
As part of our continued effort to provide valuable resources and insight to our subscribers, we're conducting this brief survey to learn more about your personal experiences in the accounting profession. We will be giving away five $50 Amazon gift cards, and a $250 Amazon gift card to one lucky participant.
This is strictly for internal use and data will not be sold
or shared with any third parties.