Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Historical State Sales Tax Rates for the State of Texas

September 1, 1961 through October 1, 1968 2.0 percent
October 2, 1968 through September 30, 1969 3.0 percent
October 1, 1969 through June 30, 1971 3.25 percent
July 1, 1971 through October 1, 1984 4.0 percent
October 2, 1984 through December 31, 1986 4.125 percent
January 1, 1987 through September 30, 1987 5.25 percent
October 1, 1987 through June 30, 1990 6.0 percent
July 1, 1990 through Present 6.25 percent
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