Promises about Taxes on Perry-O-Meter
Will seek a "constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote of the Legislature to increase state taxes."
"Texas will continue to live within its means, and under my leadership, we will do it without a tax increase."
Will "oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes."
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)."
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."
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.