Business

Taxing Thoughts: Missed the boat? Reasons to file taxes
This year’s April 18 tax deadline has come and gone, but not everyone has filed a 2016 tax return. Many taxpayers who should file simply do not. Common culprits are older,...
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Buffco Production
Buffco Production Inc. was established in 1981 by Frank M. Bufkin III, and is a family owned, privately held operating company with a focus on...


Land, Water & Wealth Legal Symposium for East TX Agriculture
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presents Land, Water & Wealth: Legal Symposium for East Texas Agriculture on Friday, May 19. To be held at the Angelina County Extension...
Taxing Thoughts: new small business scam steals key info
This past month at least 55 companies reported they had fallen victim to a new type of specialized phishing scheme. It involves a criminal masquerading as a real employee,...
April is Digital Spring Cleaning Month
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) are encouraging consumers to go through a digital spring cleaning to clean out cyber clutter....
JOB FAIR
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at the Civic Center. For those who would like to have a booth, please...
Business After Hours
Austin Bank in Rusk will host the April Business After Hours on Thursday, April 20, from 5 -6 p.m. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Business After Hours...
Andy Calcote, Wayne Berry, Byron Underwood, David Butler, Nicole Phifer and Roland Adams Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee presents...
The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber awarded five $1000 scholarships at the Annual Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show on...


BBB warns local contractors about overpayment scam
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning local contractors to be on the lookout for potential customers who communicate only via email or text message for construction or...
Matt's Money
Last time, we looked at the traditional IRA. This week, we’ll look at the Roth IRA. First of all, not everyone can set up a Roth IRA. Even if you can, you may not qualify...
Taxing Thoughts
With the new administration in Washington D.C., tax changes are likely in our future, but the details of those changes are unknown. What we do know about 2017 core tax...
Getting out: BBB provides options for escaping debt
It isn’t difficult to fall into debt, but getting out of debt may seem an insurmountable task. If consumers have a big pile of credit card bills, they may also have a big...
Austin Bank Named “One of 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas”
Austin Bank was recently named one of the 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Bank was recognized and honored on Thursday, March 23 at...


Taxing Thoughts: Filing extension - get more time to file, not to pay
Sometimes the tax deadline arrives and you are simply not ready to file. But, if you choose to file for an extension, don’t make the mistake of not paying. Filing for an...
Taxing Thoughts: The best IRA for you - part I
An individual retirement arrangement (IRA) is a personal retirement savings plan that offers specific tax benefits. In fact, IRAs are one of the most powerful retirement...