Mike Smith comments on BASF’s dicamba low percentage in Bloomberg

Partner Mike Smith was recently quoted in a Bloomberg article, “ BASF Data Signals Illegal Dicamba Spray as Source of Crop Damage.”

Earlier this year, the Arkansas State Plant Board allowed BASF’s formula of dicamba, called Engenia – manufactured by Monstanto – to be the only formula of the herbicide sprayed in the state. [More]

Column on Contract Options for Differing Site Conditions Published in Construction Executive

A differing site condition occurs when, unbeknownst to the owner and contractor at the time of the contract signing, the subsurface of a construction site contains a physical object or lacks a physical property assumed to be present. In a recent article, “Three Contract Options for Differing Site Conditions” published by Construction Executive, Dover Dixon Horne attorney Larry Watkins runs through three scenarios available to the parties: the owner bears all subsurface condition risks, the contractor bears all the risks, or the owner and contractor share the risks. [More]

Column on Retailers Creating Tax Nexus Published in Retail Merchandiser

Brick-and-mortar retailers are at a distinct disadvantage when online retailers only collect sales tax in its home state. In a recent column, “Make Competitors Collect Tax” published by Retail Merchandiser Magazine, Dover Dixon Horne member Matt Boch lays out how retailers can fight back against online retailers by creating a nexus and tipping off state agencies to force online retailers to collect state tax. [More]

Matt Boch Selected for Leadership Arkansas Class XXII

Dover Dixon Horne would like to congratulate member Matt Boch for his inclusion in Leadership Arkansas Class XII.

Boch will join 56 other professionals from around the state for an eight-month program – operated by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas – that will challenge, inform, inspire and engage current and future business and civic leaders to enhance the economies of – and the communities within – the state of Arkansas. [More]

Matt Boch to Speak at Arkansas Sales and Use Tax for Manufacturers Seminar

Dover Dixon Horne member Matt Boch will present at the Arkansas Sales and Use Tax for Manufacturers seminar on Sept. 20, at the Hilton Garden Inn in North Little Rock.

It is no secret that Arkansas has one of the most challenging and complex sales and use tax environments for manufacturers. This daylong seminar, hosted by the National Business Institute, is aimed at helping manufacturing businesses – specifically accountants, finance managers, controllers, tax specialists and vice presidents – minimize tax exposure and take advantage of sales and use tax exemptions and credits unique to the manufacturing industry. It will provide an intensive look at all aspects of the sales and use tax system relevant to manufacturers, and the program is appropriate for all experience levels, from basic to advanced. [More]