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Victoria County, Texas: How Aumentum Recorder is helping citizens recover from a hurricane and find their lost cattle

Victoria County, Texas: How Aumentum Recorder is helping citizens recover from a hurricane and find their lost cattle

A herd of cows stand on high ground to escape Hurricane Harvey floodwaters near East Columbia, Texas August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking By Tad Simons Victoria County, Texas, is located near the Gulf Coast between Houston and Corpus Christi. On Aug. 25, 2017, the county took a direct hit from Hurricane Harvey, which virtually destroyed … Read More

Recharge your payroll skills on per diems

Recharge your payroll skills on per diems

Per diems are a great way to control travel and entertainment expenses — and both small and large companies take advantage of this program. The federal government and all states have three systems to compensate employees for per diems. Using per diems not to exceed federal rules are a worry-free, documentation-free way for employers to … Read More

Evaluating Your Firm’s Customer Service

Evaluating Your Firm’s Customer Service

Customer service is a vital component of long-term business retention. Service-based businesses like accounting firms realize the importance of top-quality customer service, but in the era of the ever-decreasing attention span, how do you keep your clients’ attention long enough for them to realize what a great experience they’ll have with your firm? Here are … Read More

Q&A: Jeff Law, Executive Director & Chief Appraiser for Tarrant Appraisal District

Q&A: Jeff Law, Executive Director & Chief Appraiser for Tarrant Appraisal District

Fort Worth has always been home to rugged individualists with a pioneering spirit. Established in the mid-19th century as an Army outpost along the Trinity River, it stockyards became a welcome stop for rough and rowdy cowboys driving cattle along the Chisholm Trail and earning a section of the city a distinctive nickname: “Hell’s Half … Read More