COPPERAS COVE — The City Council will discuss Tuesday opposing a proposed Texas House of Representatives bill that helps disabled veterans but has a negative financial impact on city coffers.
House Bill 1162 calls for 100 percent disabled veterans, surviving spouses and members of their households to receive a complete sales tax exemption, according to a draft of the bill. It was introduced by Rep. Ed Thompson, R-Pearland, in mid-February and is being reviewed by the Ways and Means Committee. To get the exemption, veterans have to apply with the comptroller’s office and receive an identification number.
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