Last week, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34, effective March 10, 2021, that lifts all occupancy/ capacity limits and lifts all mask requirements including mask requirements imposed by local governments, except in counties with high hospitalizations. The Governor’s order still “strongly encourages” mask wearing, as does CDC protocol, but the Governor’s order supersedes/voids all mandatoryContinue reading “Updated health and safety rules in light of relaxed government orders”
The Internal Revenue Service has moved the tax-filing and payment deadline for individuals and businesses in Texas to June 15 because of damage across the state caused by the severe winter storms. Texans in all of the state’s 254 counties will automatically be given the extra two months to file and pay their individual andContinue reading “IRS moves tax deadline back to June 15 for Texans and their businesses in wake of winter storm”
By now, most have made it through full electrical outages and rolling outages from unprecedented weather Texas has seen the last few days. We pray that you and your family are safe and sound. After we all return to normal, hopefully there will be some legislation lessening the effects of storms or summer outages. YouContinue reading “Texas Campgrounds Weather and Legislative Update – February 18th”
As you are aware, areas across Texas are experiencing extremely cold temperatures and winter weather conditions, with more to come. Frigid temperatures are expected to last into next week. In order to provide you helpful guidance for safeguarding your parks from the bitterly cold conditions, below are some tips and strategies you can employ immediatelyContinue reading “Extreme Winter Weather Tips and Strategies for Campgrounds”
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As many of you have experienced, commercial property taxes in Texas continue to escalate and the comptroller is instructing appraisal districts to use the Income Method to tax businesses. TACO is continuing to fight this by trying to get legislators to recognize that this method is not part of the Texas constitution and not lawfulContinue reading “Property taxes and your campground”
When it is resolved, President-elect Joe Biden will be President of the United States. And he will have both a Democratic House and Senate, following a pair of victories for Democrats in the Georgia run-off elections. So, what should we look for when it comes to legislative policy agenda and our industry? The RV IndustryContinue reading “The industry and an incoming presidential administration”
We are pleased to report that Congress has officially passed into law its latest form of COVID-19 relief legislation, the Coronavirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (the “Act”). This $900 billon relief bill represents months of negotiation by Congressional leaders, with its impacts sure to be felt nationwide almost immediately. Of the many itemsContinue reading “Congress Passes Additional COVID Relief Bill”
Many campgrounds have on-site propane available for their guests but the rules for such a thing in Texas are seemingly always changing. Below is a quick update on the latest. There could be two state agencies licensing the same propane meter in your park. Depending on what you fill will determine which license(s) you need.MOBILEContinue reading “Propane Meter Update”
Today Governor Abbott announced additional capacity of 75% for all businesses other than bars, starting on October 14th. Read the executive order here. Some specific items include:Indoor meetings and other indoor gatherings may occur at up to 75 percent maximum occupancy capacity, and subject to the physical distancing requirements and mask requirements. Indoor dining areasContinue reading “Gov. Abbott Expands Capacity to 75% for all businesses other than bars…”
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