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Non-CPA sports fans (and athletes themselves) increasingly appreciate the tax aspects of luring the best free agent athletes to their teams.
One recent example is the whopper of a contract that agent Scott Boras cooked...more
Employee misclassification is one of the leading labor abuses in the country. In fact, in recent years, both the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have launched a misclassification initiative to combat...more
Female Football Player Throws Flag at LFL over Bare Wages -
The three-year championship run of the Los Angeles Temptation was snapped in 2013 when the upstart Chicago Bliss, led by the quarterback and two-time league...more
Recently, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act. This has raised the question whether such...more
On March 26, 2014, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided scholarship football players at Northwestern University are employees because they “perform services for the benefit of the employer...more
Willa Bepayed is a standout attacker and a Senior on State Tech’s volleyball team. Willa read about Kan Doit, the Southeastern quarterback who’s leading the unionization drive before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)....more
A couple of weeks ago, a Philadelphia based sports bar chain entered into a consent order with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and filed a request with the E.D. Pennsylvania for approval of a separate settlement with...more
In This Issue:
- High Court Rules Steel Workers Need Not be Paid for Changing Clothes
- NLRB Proposes Rules to Streamline Unionization Voting Process
- Obama Administration Delays Another Health Insurance...more
On September 10, 2013, in Cencast L.P. v. United States, 112 AFTR 2d 2013-xxxx (CA Fed. Cir. 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Cencast Services, L.P., and a number of other...more
EA Sports Enters Into Settlement Agreement With College Athletes
by Anthony Caruso on October 2, 2013
Video game producer Electronic Arts Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company have agreed to pay out roughly $40...more
This edition of the Burns & Levinson Business Aviation Report covers new developments in the following areas of business aviation:
• Rentals from leasing aircraft may be subject to the new 3.8 percent tax on net...more
In this issue: Should Filmmakers Be Content to Have Taxing Authorities Judge Their Content? Upcoming 2012 Speaking Engagements; Individual Liability for Company Taxes; Potential Unity and Business Income in California;...more
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a number of bills that could significantly impact employers in the New Year. Below is a survey of some of these new laws and their key provisions.
State personal income taxes are an important source of state tax revenue.1 However, these taxes impose significant and potentially expensive requirements on employers throughout the United States, requiring employers to...more
Update to our Client Alerts of February 8, 2008 and February 14, 2008:
On February 21, 2008, the IRS released Revenue Ruling 2008 13, confirming the position taken in PLR 200804004 that compensation intended to qualify...more
Update of our February 8, 2008 Client Alert:
We alerted you on January 31, 2008 (and provided a further update on February 8, 2008), that the IRS now takes the position that compensation intended to qualify as deductible...more
The Internal Revenue Service published a private letter ruling on January 28, 2008 (PLR 200804004) holding that amounts paid to a recipient under an incentive compensation plan intended to qualify as performance-based...more
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