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Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

VideoREWARD. LOST CAT: Gray and white male cat, since Nov. 13, on C.R. 429, Stockdale, wearing a silver collar. Call 512-629-2005 with any information.
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.
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The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following position: ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER PART-TIME. A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.; or Floresville website, www.cityoffloresville.org. Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on February 5, 2016. The City of Floresville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, nationality, related medical condition or handicap.
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Deadline nears for Section 179 tax deduction




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Farmers and ranchers have until Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, to utilize a $500,000 depreciation allowance under the Section 179 tax deduction, according to a Nov. 23 Texas Farm Bureau Agriculture News -- Texas Ag Daily report.

For 2011, farmers and ranchers can expense new and used farm equipment purchases up to $500,000 if the equipment is purchased and utilized this year. In 2012, the Section 179 tax deduction depreciation limit will decrease to $125,000.

The Section 179 tax deduction also allows further depreciation on new farm equipment. As explained by Beef Magazine, “Say you’ve purchased or financed $650,000 in equipment, either new or used but new to you, this year. Under the Section 179 provision, you can deduct $500,000 in 2011. If any of that equipment was new, you can deduct the additional $150,000 under the bonus depreciation provision. Assuming a 35-percent tax rate, that gives you a $227,500 write-off on your 2011 taxes, and a $422,500 net cost in the equipment.”

For more information about the new and used farm equipment tax savings, visit www.section179.org.
 

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