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Nov 30 2011

Deadline nears

By Jason Alderman Reaching your 70th birthday is cause for celebration. But thanks to our quirky tax code, a potentially more important milestone arrives six months later. IRS rules say that you must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts beginning in the year you reach age 70 …

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Nov 16 2011

Tax deadline looms

By Jason Alderman Each year, roughly one-third of American households itemize deductions on their federal income taxes. If you’re among that group, there are a several important actions you need to take by year’s end in order to take full advantage of available deductions. For example, by December 31 you must pay for any uninsured …

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Aug 16 2011

Scholarship deadline looms

The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five $10,000 Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall of 2011. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife …

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Apr 07 2011

Great tax tips

Taxpayers have an extra weekend to file their federal income tax returns this year because of a District of Columbia holiday. The deadline for 2011 is Monday April 18, instead of April 15. “Usually, 20 to 25 percent of all taxpayers file in the final two weeks of the tax season, and about 7 percent …

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Mar 10 2011

Scholarship deadline approaching

Texas high school seniors have until March 28 to apply for the Don’t Mess with Texas scholarship. The 8th annual scholarship is sponsored by Dow Chemical Company in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful. The first-place winner will receive $3,000. The second- and third-place winners will receive $1,000 each. Don’t Mess with Texas is the litter …

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Mar 10 2011

Tax filing deadline looms

Nobody likes being nagged, but I’m going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension. Ordinarily, the federal income tax deadline is April 15; but this year the IRS …

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Feb 17 2011

Deadline looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding families in Texas of a last chance to enroll their potential college students in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund before tuition hikes and various fees charged by public colleges and universities go into effect.  The current program will end February 28. The Fund enables participants to lock in undergraduate …

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