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Texas Sales Holiday

Texas Sales Tax Holidays Start Today

Need to get your back-to-school shopping done? This might be the weekend to do it tax-free.  10 states have declared a two-day ‘tax holiday’, ditching sales tax for clothing and school supplies.  The following states kick off the tax holiday on Friday: Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.  Arkansas will… Read more »

Texas Among States To Test Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Pfizer announced last week that it’s COVID-19 vaccination has shown to be 90% effective in early trials. Four states selected to launch it’s pilot delivery program are: Texas, Rhode Island, New Mexico and Tennessee. This week the pharmaceutical company said no state will receive preferential treatment and each state participating would receive the vaccinations at the… Read more »

Hurricane Laura strikes Louisiana as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Laura slammed southern Louisiana early Thursday as a Category 4 storm, one of the most powerful to strike the Gulf Coast in decades. The storm made landfall at 1 a.m. near Cameron, La., about 35 miles east of the Texas border. Downtown Lake Charles, La. took a heavy hit, with widespread destruction from Laura’s devastating… Read more »