State governments play a significant role in developing policies that help support low-income families. Below is a list of some key Texas policies and a link to an organization that tracks the issue.
Tax & Asset-Building Policy
- State EITC or child tax credit
- IDA program support
- Income tax brackets (Texas does not have an income tax)
- Sales tax on groceries (Texas does not tax groceries)
- Property taxes
- Predatory lending