Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Cattlemen get a legislative update
Bill Hyman, executive director of the Texas ICA
FALLS CITY -- A number of regulatory and legislative bills are being discussed in Austin, as well as the nation’s capitol, that could affect everyday life for the cattle industry. Issues such as the animal-disease traceability plan, the Farm Bill, and even child labor laws are under scrutiny. While changes may be on the horizon, one thing is certain: Cattlemen will have to apply for the new agriculture sales-tax exemption, which goes into effect Sunday, Jan. 1; otherwise they will be charged sales tax. . . .
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