Business

Texas Association of Business CEO Jeff Moseley to speak at Lone...
The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce announced March 20, that Texas Association of Business (TAB) Chief Executive Officer Jeff Moseley will provide the Breakfast...
Texas Adds 240,500 Jobs Over the Year
Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in January and remains below the U.S. unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. The Texas economy added 240,500...
Director of Cherokee County Community Supervision and Corrections...
Rotarian Bruce Mehlenbacher (right) hosted Brandon Sheeley, Director of Cherokee County Community Supervision and Corrections Department, to give...


Taxing Thoughts: New tax legislation requires planning
Though many taxpayers appreciate the income tax cuts in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed late last year, others are skeptical that it will simplify their tax...
Flowers n’ Things: impressive displays, decor for Square’s blooming...
Flowers n’ Things has been a staple business in Rusk since 1962, making it the oldest flower shop in town. Although the business has operated in several locations around...
Taxing Thoughts: Expired home and education tax breaks revived
Congress passed a federal budget bill in early February that revived dozens of expired tax breaks for the 2017 tax year. They include a deduction for education expenses as...
Matt's Money: The hard truth about financial planning
With so many financial planning websites available online, you can do just about any kind of financial calculation you desire. But even with all these financial tools so...
Austin Bank Named “One of 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas”
Austin Bank was recently named one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Bank was recognized and honored on Thursday, March 8 at...


Taxing Thoughts: Answers to commonly-asked tax questions
With all of the headlines about the changes to tax law, you probably have lots of questions. Here are answers to some of the most common questions taxpayers have this...
J’ville Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting
Max’s Gas Station, LLC recently joined the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and celebrated by holding a ribbon cutting on March 6th. Max’s Gas...


Taxing Thoughts: Taxes and virtual currencies - what you need to know
Virtual currencies are all the rage lately. Here are some tax consequences you must know if you decide to dip your toe in that world. The IRS is paying close attention...
Former US Attorney files Fraud Charges against DFW Brokerage Firm...
On March 1, a former Assistant United States Attorney filed two petitions in Texas District Court, Harrison County, on behalf of two senior citizens who reside in...
BBB: glass company shatters trust
Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas (BBB) is alerting consumers about a local glass company. Complainants allege Athens Glass took thousands of dollars in...
Taxing Thoughts: Reduce your property taxes
With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, deductions of state, local and property taxes are not worth as much as they used to be. Beginning in 2018, taxpayers are...
“Where Can I Intern?”: State Commissioners Challenge Texas...
For Texas students to succeed in their future careers, they should have the opportunity to work in that career in advance. In Texas, we want that preparation to be paid,...