Texas (TX) is the second largest state of the United States of America, the first one is Alaska. Texas is also the second most populous state; the first rank is occupied by California. Texas belongs to the USA since 1845, before it was a part of Mexico and still has a border with this country.
There are many different landscapes as sea coast, mountains and deserts. There is a big Mexican community in Texas even though it is famous to be a basis for the conservative party, generally strict on immigration. Its capital is Austin and the bigger city is Houston.
The main economic domains of this state are petroleum, petrochemical and high technology. Also there is a famous university network in Texas.
Taxes on silver sales
There is a specific transactions sales tax rate in Texas. This tax is applied for each sale and represents 6.25% of the price. There are some additional local sales tax required by cities or/and by the county, consequently the total sale tax amount varies between 6.25% and 8.25%.
Actually, this tax is applied only for sales which do not exceed 1000 dollars.
More information on sales tax : http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/local/