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Comptroller’s Office Extends Tax Deadline in Counties Affected by Hurricane Damage

Most businesses in federally declared disaster areas affected by Hurricane Harvey will be granted a 30-day extension to file August and quarterly sales and use tax reports, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today. The extension is for taxpayers not required to file electronic tax returns. Taxpayers aren’t required to report electronically if they paid ...

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State Waiving Requirements, Extending Deadlines for Certain Licensees

As Texans respond to the ongoing disaster caused by Hurricane Harvey, TDLR is reaching out to help those in the affected areas. During this difficult time, we are streamlining procedures to help our licensees and small businesses recover as quickly as possible. Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster proclamation includes the following ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – July 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for July 2017. 1836 Steakhouse Score:  82 Improper cold hold 2641 11th Street Cutting boards need to be replaced, soda gun and knives need to be cleaned and sanitized Expired cream cheese, gravy, and tartar sauce pulled from walk-in cooler Chemical ...

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4,500 Texans to Receive $17.6 Million in Student Loan Relief

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement with Aequitas, a now defunct private investment firm that provides over $17 million in debt relief for Texans who attended schools operated by Corinthian College. The settlement was first approved by the Oregon federal court overseeing the Aequitas receivership and is ...

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DBA Filings – July 2017

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County for the month of July 2017 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 A&J Auto & Truck Service Phillips, Mike A Great Plumber Allbright, Andrew Awesome Guys Professional Cleaners Bruso, Jonathon O Bulldog Spray Foam Risner, Kable Risner, Stephanie Cactus Flower Photography ...

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Funds Available for Forest Thinning

Funds available for forest thinning through Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2017 Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Through this cost-share program eligible forest landowners can receive financial and technical assistance related to reducing the threat of future SPB infestations and outbreaks. ...

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Texas Governor’s Committee Calls for Nominations for the 2017 Lex Frieden Employment Awards

Do you know an employer, entrepreneur, dedicated individual or volunteer, or local committee or organization that has gone above and beyond the legal requirements to ensure full inclusion of people with disabilities in your community and in the workplace? If so, please help us acknowledge them with your awards nominations ...

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DBA Filings – May 2017

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County during the month of May 2017. Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 4 M Adventures Myers, Robert 911 Lawn & Landscape Crocker, Benjamin A&W Carrington Logging LLC Carrington, Alicia D A – Z Auto Care Wade, Charles Wade, Cody A Nitsch ...

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Adviser Pleads Guilty in $1.9 Million Fraud

Lawrence Allen DeShetler, an investment adviser and certified financial planner in The Woodlands, pleaded guilty to mail fraud June 8 in U.S. District Court in Beaumont, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced. DeShetler fraudulently obtained $1.9 million from five clients of his advisory business, DeShetler & Company Inc. DeShetler faces a ...

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Texas AG Warns of Unscrupulous Sales Tactics

Texas Attorney General Paxton Warns Texans of Unscrupulous Door-to-Door Alarm Systems Sales Tactics During summer months, door-to-door salespeople may become more frequent in neighborhoods across Texas. Some salespeople may be legitimate, but others may use deceptive tactics to take advantage of trusting consumers. Texans who answer the door for a ...

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