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Rep. Dwayne Bohac Reminds Families to Take Advantage of Texas’ Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

With the start of the new school year around the corner, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) reminds families and shoppers to take advantage of our state's annual sales tax holiday this weekend, August 10-12. The three-day sales tax holiday exempts Texas shoppers from paying sales and use taxes on most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100.

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Rep. Dwayne Bohac Reminds Families to Take Advantage of Texas’ Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

With the start of the new school year once again around the corner, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) reminds families and shoppers to take advantage of our state's annual sales tax holiday this weekend, August 11-13. The three day sales tax holiday exempts Texas shoppers from paying sales and use taxes on most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100. This will save shoppers roughly $8 on every $100 they spend. Since the annual sales tax holiday was enacted in 1999, it has saved Texans over $1.04 billion. This year, shoppers will save an estimated $87 million alone.

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Rep. Dwayne Bohac pushes legislation to end all property taxes for Purple Heart recipients

State Representative Dwayne Bohac (Houston-District 138) proudly introduced House Bill 1591 (HB 1591) before the House Ways & Means Committee, which seeks to exempt Purple Heart recipients and their surviving spouses from all property taxes. The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the President of the United States to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving with one of the U.S. Armed Services, has been wounded or killed in battle.

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Bohac Files Strong Bill Package for the 85th Legislative Session

The 85th Session of the Texas Legislature began in January and runs through the end of May, and my office has been hard at work serving the needs of District 138 and our great state. I’ve always believed that a good leader is a good listener. That’s why, based on district-wide constituent feedback, I have filed a package of bills that endeavor to make our community and our state the best place to live, work and raise a family.

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Rep. Dwayne Bohac Files Legislation to End All Property Taxes for Elderly Homeowners

State Representative Dwayne Bohac (Houston-District 138) has filed House Bill 1473 that will exempt anyone eighty years old or over from all property taxes if they’ve owned their home for at least ten years. “Owning your own home is the American dream,” said Bohac. “But sadly in Texas that dream is impossible to truly achieve because under our current property tax system, homeowners are forced to endlessly pay rising property taxes years after they’ve paid off their own home.”

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Representative Bohac Reminds Families to Take Advantage of Texas’ Sales Tax Holiday this Weekend

With the start of the new school year once again around the corner, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) reminds families and shoppers to take advantage of our state's annual sales tax holiday this weekend, August 5-7. The three day sales tax holiday exempts Texas shoppers from paying sales and use taxes on most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100. This will save shoppers roughly $8 on every $100 they spend. Since the annual sales tax holiday was enacted in 1999, it has saved Texans over $949 million. This year, shoppers will save an estimated $92 million alone.

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Houston Property Tax Reform and Relief Hearing

Are you concerned about rising property taxes? Do you wish there was a way you could voice your opinion and share your ideas with your state elected officials? If so, the Texas Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief is meeting tomorrow, May 10th at the University of Houston to take public testimony from area property owners.

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Rep. Dwayne Bohac Outlines Accomplishments of the 84th Legislative Session

Highlights include a balanced state budget, $4 billion in tax relief, the strongest border security measures in Texas history, increased funding and major reforms for public education, and transportation prioritization

With the 84th Legislative Session recently adjourning Sine Die, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) is pleased to announce some of the highlights that will benefit all Texas taxpayers and families.

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Texas lawmakers call for Sales Tax Holiday for small businesses

Texas’ top accountant and several state lawmakers announced their support today for “Small Business Saturday,” a sales-tax-free counterpoint to the Black Friday sales spree that follows Thanksgiving. According to the proposal, shoppers on that Saturday would pay no state sales tax at Texas-based businesses that bring in less than $5 million annually. State Comptroller Glenn Hegar and Republican representatives Angie Chen Button and Dwayne Bohac said the idea is to encourage shoppers to spread the love.

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State Rep. Dwayne Bohac Files Major Property Tax Relief Legislation for Texas Homeowners

Legislative package would cap appraisals and increase the Homestead Exemption

State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) has filed a property tax relief package that will reduce the tax burden on Texas homeowners.  HB 957 reduces the appraisal cap from 10 percent to 5 percent, while HB 958 will increase the standard homestead exemption from $15,000 to $30,000 for school district tax purposes.

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