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Sources of RevenueA History of State Taxes and Fees in Texas, 1972 to 2016

This publication is an updated version of the Comptroller Publication Sources of Revenue and updated through fiscal 2016.

This is a quick guide to the history and current status of Texas state revenue sources. In an effort to provide the deepest historical perspective based on the most reliable and consistent data, the report uses the year 1972 as the starting point for tracking all legislative and economic changes affecting the state’s revenue stream.