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Texas Introduces 100th Anniversary License Plate

It’s a celebration one century in the making as the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles introduces a specialty license plate commemorating the 100th anniversary of license plates in the state. The new 100-Year Plate will be available to order for only one year beginning Sept. 1, 2017. Texans who order this ...

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Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Preparation Supplies April 22-24

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, April 22-24. “Unfortunately, we can’t predict when the next fire, flood or tornado may strike,” Hegar said. “But ...

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April 17 is Deadline for Filing Property Tax Renditions

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds business owners that April 17 is the deadline for filing property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. A rendition is a list of the taxable inventory, furniture and fixtures, machinery, equipment and other property owned or managed as of Jan. 1 of each year. ...

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Texas Comptroller: State Government Faces Significant, Long-Term Financial Challenges

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today released a special edition of Fiscal Notes highlighting long-term financial obligations facing Texas state government. Prior to the 2017 legislative session, Hegar sent a letter to lawmakers outlining some of these obligations which, if left unaddressed, could negatively impact the state’s credit rating and limit ...

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Beware of Callers Posing as the IRS in Tax Scam

With the April 18th income tax deadline looming, Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be aware of a recurring tax-related scam involving unsolicited calls from people masquerading as Internal Revenue Service agents. Scam artists tell consumers that they owe back taxes and threaten to have them arrested if ...

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Huntsville City Council Adopts New Strategic Plan

The Huntsville viagra sans ordonnance City Council met on January 5, 2017, to create a new strategic plan to set the course for the City for the year. The updated strategic plan is a flexible document that will be periodically reviewed for updates. The City Council established seven broad areas ...

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Huntsville H.O.T. Fund Partnership Grant Available

The City of Huntsville is proud to offer and enter into partnerships with prospective applicants to provide our community with rich and exciting cultural events. The 2017-18 Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Partnership Grant application is available online at www.huntsvilletexas.com. All applications are due by 5 p.m. on February 10, 2017. This ...

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Certificates of Obligation: A Controversial Funding Tool for Local Projects

By Liz Vela Texas state law generally requires our local governments to seek voters’ approval before issuing debt that will be repaid from tax revenues. And every year, in May and November, voters across the state are asked to approve new bond debt for the construction of city and county ...

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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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City of Huntsville Reduces Paid Parking Hourly Rate

The City Council approved a reduction of the hourly rate on theMobileNOW! paid parking system, along Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard. The new hourly fee was reduced from $1.25  to $1.00 per hour plus a .25 cent convenience fee paid to MobileNOW!. There is a $5.00 maximum per day. The Council ...

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