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TX Comptroller Offers Free Tax Seminars in Jan. 2012

The Texas Comptroller’s office is kicking off the New Year with free tax seminars to help business owners better understand their tax obligations.   The seminars are geared to help taxpayers learn how to properly fill-out sales tax forms, and to understand filing and paying taxes electronically and e-services to help taxpayers manage their accounts… Continue reading TX Comptroller Offers Free Tax Seminars in Jan. 2012

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MyTXGC: New 2012 Blog Post Series

2012 is shaping up to be a busy year – I’m excited for all the opportunities that await! To help get things started off . . . I plan on introducing two blog-post series in early 2012: M&M Monday: Beginning in early January 2012, my Monday morning posts will cover a topic related to start… Continue reading MyTXGC: New 2012 Blog Post Series

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It’s time to review your pre/post-economic downturn data

Now that we’re well into the Holiday season, you may be experiencing your annual “holiday lull.”  If you haven’t yet done so, this is a perfect time to review the past few years’ records to compare your pre- and post-economic downturn business data . . . incorporating what you learn into your 2012 business/marketing plan(s)… Continue reading It’s time to review your pre/post-economic downturn data

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Proposed Rule Extends FLSA to Companions/Caregivers

The DOL’s spring regulatory agenda includes revisiting whether and when the FLSA covers companionship services (in-home care, etc.). To see Sec’y Solis’s comments on the proposal go here. To see the DOL’s overview of the proposed rule go here.

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From fulltimewoman.com: Impact of wildfires on Texas Business

As a follow-up to my wildfire blog, Check out fulltimewoman.com’s blog about the impact of the wildfires: Is Your Business In a Drought.    

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Additional wildfire relief in Texas! Where to look for help when disaster strikes your small business.

Governor Perry’s Office announced today that FEMA has expanded its major disaster declaration to include 119 counties eligible for wildfire assistance and has also extended the incident period from April 6, 2011 to August 29, 2011.  This is great in that the city and county governments can seek reimbursement for up to 75% of eligible… Continue reading Additional wildfire relief in Texas! Where to look for help when disaster strikes your small business.

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Proposed Bill Reduces Cost of Small-Medium Biz Public Offerings

From TN Rep. Fincher’s website . . . (the text of the bill isn’t available yet, once it is I’ll post a link): New Legislation to Help Small Businesses Create Jobs On Thursday, I introduced H.R. 3606, the Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011. The legislation would reduce the costs of… Continue reading Proposed Bill Reduces Cost of Small-Medium Biz Public Offerings