Texas has no personal income tax, so it makes sense that Texans should be able to deduct sales tax on the federal income tax return. At least that makes sense to Texans. Senators Cornyn and Hutchison are working on that. Click here to view the article on this. They don't want "hard-working Texans" to pay too much federal tax. Well, maybe there needs to be some consideration of repealing the federal income tax for Texans (at least for the hard working ones).