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Tax Workshop for Forest Landowners Planned for February

As tax season in Texas approaches, have you considered brushing up on tax laws regarding timberland properties? There are many favorable tax provisions affecting timber transactions and an upcoming workshop aims to keep forest landowners and other professionals informed. Knowing the most current tax laws provides an advantage when planning ...

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Texas Investment Promoter Arrested in $6M Fraud

Bobby Eugene Guess, who promoted himself as a financial maven through radio advertising and investment seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was arrested Dec. 19 following his indictment on charges related to the multi-million-dollar sale of investments in an Internet advertising company. A Collin County Grand Jury indicted Guess Dec. ...

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Texas Reaches Settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced that the state of Texas will receive $1,015,420 in a $19.5 million settlement that 42 other state attorneys general reached with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). The settlement stems from claims that the company violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by improperly ...

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Agent Fined, Reprimanded for Not Disclosing Criminal Charges

Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan entered a Disciplinary Order on Dec. 6 that fined and reprimanded Michael Delao, an agent in Georgetown, for not disclosing two felony charges filed against him in 2014. Delao was indicted in Williamson County, but the charges were later dismissed. Delao paid a $7,500 fine ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections for November 2016

City of Huntsville routine health inspections for November 2016   1. 1836 Steakhouse                                                                           ...

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DBA Filings for November 2016

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for November 2016 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 A&D Tires & Windshields Luz Gomez Derwin Ortega Bargain Boxx Rebekah Connor Cases Farms Loyce E Cases CF Sourcing Judith Pimentel Cork & Canvas Cyclone Consulting of Texas Design Search Leslie ...

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Local Retailer on Latest TABC Delinquent List

A local retailer has landed on the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s (TABC) most recent Credit Law Delinquent List. According to the TABC website, liquor wholesalers are required to report any retailers with delinquent accounts; that information is used to compile the Credit Law Delinquent List. After the effective date of ...

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Small Business Saturday Planned

Main Street Program highlights benefits of shopping locally for the holidays. Hit the snooze button on Black Friday, avoid the crowded department stores, and make Christmas shopping enjoyable by taking part in Small Business Saturday! Huntsville has plenty of local stores to cross off everyone on your Christmas shopping list. The ...

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New Overtime Rules Won’t Take Effect Dec 1

Court Grants Nationwide Injunction Against Overtime Rule Today, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s unlawful new Overtime Rule. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is co-leading a twenty-one-state coalition, along with Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt. The new overtime rule more than doubled ...

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Texas to Receive $50 Million in Judgment Against Volkswagen

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced an agreed final judgment and permanent injunction that resolves a lawsuit brought by Texas against Volkswagen (VW) for violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). The automaker misled consumers by marketing and selling diesel vehicles as “clean,” even though it knew the ...

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