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THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS REQUESTS FULL BRIEFING ON THE MERITS FOR RYAN DIRECTIONAL January 29, 2019

NABORS DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO RYAN DIRECTIONAL SERVICES, INC. V. HEGAR Nabors Drilling Technologies USA, Inc., successor by merger to Ryan Directional Services, Inc. (“Ryan Directional”),…Read More

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Texas Legislature Introduces Substitute Sales and Use Tax Bill January 21, 2019

On January 4, 2019, Rep. Matt Krause (R) introduced a bill that would allow local taxing jurisdictions to substitute a local sales and use tax for the property tax. Under…Read More

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RYAN LAW FIRM, LLP WINS FRANCHISE TAX CASE FOR XEROX January 9, 2019

XEROX CORPORATION V. HEGAR The Travis County District Court has recently ruled that Xerox Corporation (“Xerox”), represented by Doug Sigel and Rich Moore, was eligible for the 0.5% franchise tax…Read More

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Texas Comptroller Amends Remote Seller Sales Tax Rules December 21, 2018

As part of the Comptroller’s Wayfair implementation, amendments to Rule 3.286, concerning seller’s and purchaser’s responsibilities, will be effective January 1, 2019. The amendments establish a safe harbor for remote…Read More

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Doug Sigel, Overall Chair for Sales Tax Education, Speaking at ABA/IPT Advanced Sales and Use Tax Seminar in New Orleans, LA (March 12-13, 2019) December 17, 2018

Doug Sigel, Practice Group Leader for Sales & Use and Income Tax, is the Chair of the Planning Committee for the ABA/IPT Advanced Sales and Use Tax Seminar, taking place…Read More

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RYAN LAW FIRM, LLP WINS SALES AND USE TAX CASE FOR GOLD’S GYM December 3, 2018

GOLD’S TEXAS HOLDINGS GROUP, INC. V. HEGAR The Travis County District Court has recently ruled that Gold’s Texas Holdings Group, Inc. (“Gold’s”), represented by Doug Sigel and Rich Moore, was…Read More

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AUSTIN COURT OF APPEALS DENIES COMPTROLLER’S MOTION FOR REHEARING December 3, 2018

Earlier this year, the Austin Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Appellant Badger Tavern, represented by Ryan Law Firm LLP, in Badger Taven v. Hegar. In that case, the…Read More

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RYAN LAW FIRM, LLP WINS SALES TAX CASE FOR EL PASO ELECTRIC COMPANY November 8, 2018

El Paso Electric Company v. Hegar The Travis County District Court has recently ruled that El Paso Electric Company (“El Paso”), represented by Doug Sigel, Rich Moore, and Roman Alexander,…Read More

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Ryan Law Firm, LLP Wins Appeal Challenging Retroactive Comptroller Rule September 17, 2018

Badger Tavern, L.P v. Hegar On September 11, 2018 the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, at Austin ruled that Appellant, Badger Tavern, brought a proper Administrative Procedures Act (APA)…Read More

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Texas Supreme Court’s Decision In GRAPHIC PACKAGING CORP. V. GLENN HEGAR February 27, 2018

On December 22, 2017 the Texas Supreme Court issued an important decision regarding the Texas Franchise Tax in Graphic Packaging Corp. v. Hegar. Background:                   Graphic Packaging Corporation sold consumer product packaging…Read More

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