(AUSTIN) — Texas businesses that had COVID-related relief loans forgiven by the federal government do not have to report those loan proceeds as income on their 2021 franchise tax reports, the Texas Comptroller’s office announced today after a bill related to the treatment of those loan dollars was passed byContinue Reading

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive: – Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals – Up toContinue Reading

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) have launched the State Mobile Vaccination Team Call Center  Texas businesses or civic organizations can call 844-90-TEXAS and select Option 3 to schedule a visit from a state mobile vaccine team to vaccinate employees,Continue Reading

AUSTIN— Despite a drop in the number of traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of people in Texas from not wearing a seat belt. That’s why TxDOT is reminding everyone that buckling up is the best defense in a crash. LastContinue Reading

AUSTIN – Despite less traffic on the road in 2020 and a 2% reduction in motorcycle crashes, safety officials are alarmed by a 17% increase in Texas motorcycle fatalities compared to 2019. On average, a motorcyclist is killed in a crash on Texas roads every day—last year 482 died. MotorcyclistsContinue Reading

Approximately $200,000 for Hall-Miller Municipal Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its April meeting. The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Install automatic weather observing system A project contract will be executed this spring. Project costs will be funded through the city ofContinue Reading

Dear Dave, My wife and I are in our late twenties, we have no debt, and our household income is about $180,000 year. We’re thinking about building a home, but we’re not sure whether to build just for us, or maybe building a multi-family place so we could live upstairs,Continue Reading