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Second Amendment sales tax holiday passes Texas Senate


Guns.com - A bill to suspend state taxes on sales of guns, ammunition and other sporting goods the last weekend in August sailed through the Texas Senate by a vote of 21-10 last week and is headed to the House.

The measure, which is a revamp of legislation that failed last year but is proving more successful the second time around, would set aside a weekend as a tax-holiday for guns, ammo and also archery equipment, hunting blinds and stands, decoys, optics, gun safes and cases, and firearm cleaning supplies.

The legislation’s sponsor, Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, cites neighboring Louisiana‘s gun tax holiday as an benefit that Lone Star sportsmen should have as well.

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