With major data center and hosting companies like SoftLayer, Rackpspace and Layered Technologies calling Texas home, the bill is a big deal. Suzy Fulton sums up the delight of the Texas-based companies on the SoftLayer blog.
The governor's signature on Texas House Bill 1841 has come to the delight of several Texas-based hosting and data center companies.
Texas Governor Rick Perry signed Texas House Bill 1841 last month. The bill reverses a rule that said renting a space on a server in Texas effectively establishes a business presence in the state and now removes the responsibility of having to collect Texas sales and use taxes from customers, according to Data Center Knowledge.