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Aug 27 2015

County Budget, Tax Rate Adopted

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The Smith County Commissioners Court on Monday voted unanimously to approve the Fiscal Year 2016 balanced budget and the unchanged tax rate. The budget process formally began in April. After six budget workshops and two public hearings, Commissioners approved the budget, which addressed adequate funding for law enforcement and jail operations; improvements to county roads …

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Aug 15 2015

Summer Move:  Expenses May Be Deductible

Many people with children find it less disruptive to move during the summer months when school is not in session. Although moving can be costly, some expenses may be deductible on your federal income tax return. If you moved due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new …

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Jul 25 2015

Effective Promotion Leads to Success

By Mechele Mills In over 25 years of managing and consulting organizations of all sizes, business owners have shared with me a multitude of the challenges they face. One of the items with which business owners seem to have the most struggle is promoting their company. Regardless of whether the business provides the finest product …

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Jun 25 2015

Dear Alma

An Expensive Invitation By Alma Gill/NNPA Columnist Dear Alma, Three years after my divorce I met a really nice man. I am 34 years old, financially secure with no children. So far we make each other happy and get along really well. We both pay for things when we go out. I own my stuff, …

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Jul 24 2013

Lone Star State: Tax breaks for job hunters

Summertime is the season that often leads to major life decisions, such as buying a home, moving or a job change. If you are looking for a new job that is in the same line of work, you may be able to deduct some of your job hunting expenses on your federal income tax return. …

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May 21 2012

Applying for financial aid

IRS system helps with college application process By Clay Sanford/Special to ETR   College-bound students and their parents typically want to make every dollar and every minute of the college experience count including money spent on tuition and time spent on the college financial aid application process. “The Internal Revenue Service is helping minimize the …

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May 18 2011

Senior year sticker shock

Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet. You’re probably still facing senior prom, graduation gifts and many other expenses. For those whose children are juniors, start planning and …

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Feb 09 2011

Feeling the pinch? Try these belt-tightening tips

Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the upcoming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses. Here are several ideas – big and small – that might do the trick: • Lower your thermostat. Each …

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