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Three Decades of Growth and Prosperity: The Impact of Projects Facilitated by the Texas Sales Tax for Economic Development
Report Published on August 13, 2020

Texas has been one of the strongest performing states in the US for a number of years, attracting more major corporate locations and expansions than any other and regularly topping lists of the best places to do business. As examples, the state has won the "Governor's Cup" for the most major projects for the past eight consecutive years and was recently named the "State of the Decade" by Site Selection magazine.

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Catalyst for Growth: The Importance of 25 Years of Projects Facilitated by the Texas Sales Tax for Economic Development
Report Published on September 09, 2014

Although there are many considerations in the corporate location decision process, the initiatives undertaken by economic development professionals (and funded by economic development sales tax receipts) have been the major contributing factors in many cases, and the Texas economy has benefited tremendously.

What do the Texas sales tax numbers from March mean?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 04, 2020

In the midst of a shutdown, state sales tax numbers for March saw a significant drop. Dr. Perryman describes what this means and what can be expected from the coming months.

Why is it important for Internet retailers to be required to pay sales taxes?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 26, 2017

There is a new effort in Congress to require Internet retailers to pay the sales tax on purchases nationwide. Dr. Perryman says it is critical to states like Texas.

1.2 Million Texas Jobs
Column Published in syndication August 19, 2020

Texas has been one of the strongest performing states in the US for a number of years, attracting more major corporate locations and expansions than any other and regularly topping lists of the best places to do business. As examples, the state has won the "Governor's Cup" for the most major projects for the past eight consecutive years and was recently named the "State of the Decade" by Site Selection magazine.