Promises about Taxes on Perry-O-Meter

Seek constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds vote of Legislature to raise taxes


Will seek a "constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote of the Legislature to increase state taxes."

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Balance the budget without a tax increase


"Texas will continue to live within its means, and under my leadership, we will do it without a tax increase."

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Oppose and veto tax increases


Will "oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes."

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Make small business tax cut permanent


Make "permanent the recent tax cut extended to 40,000 small businesses in the last legislative session (under current law, the $1 million business margins tax exemption will expire in 2011)."

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Will work for constitutional amendment limiting growth in budget to changes in population and inflation combined


Will promote a constitutional amendment to "require the Legislature to limit growth in the state budget to no more than growth in population and inflation combined."


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Provide business tax credit to help workers get high-school diplomas


Offer businesses a tax incentive of $1,500 for each full-time employee who earns a high school diploma or GED. Business would be required to grant their employees two hours a week of paid time off to study or attend class.

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