Texas is ranked 44th by Retirement Living website for State Taxes. Alaska is ranked 50th (Lowest tax rate), Maine is listed 1st (Highest tax rate)
State Sales Tax: 6.25% (food, prescription and non-prescription drugs exempt); local option taxes can raise the rate to 8.25%.
Gasoline Tax: 20 cents/gallon
Diesel Fuel Tax: 20 cents/gallon
Cigarette Tax: $1.41 cents/pack of 20
Personal Income Taxes
No state personal income tax
Retirement Income: Not taxed.
To read more about Taxes in Texas go to the Retirement Living article on State Taxes at: http://www.retirementliving.com/RLstate3.html