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Jason Maloni on Schools and Education
The General Appropriations bill was passed on time, with the fiscal code bill quickly following in early July. However, in what was one long hot summer week, both bills sat unsigned on the governor’s desk for the better part...more
Three and a half weeks into the new state fiscal year we have no newly adjusted budget, and the passage of important bills has slowed to a trickle, but there's a distinct uptick in hostage-taking of bills....more
The U.S. Department of Treasury recently issued final regulations regarding the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provisions under Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) Section 4980H, sometimes referred to as the...more
On Monday, the IRS issued final regulations regarding the implementation of the employer shared responsibility provisions under the Affordable Care Act (the ACA), otherwise known as the “pay or play” rules. The final...more
Like all other employers across the country, educational institutions have been awaiting final rules to determine their compliance strategy for the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility provisions (better known...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
This week, the Internal Revenue Service released new regulations that provide guidance to college and university administrators that helps to clarify the application of the Affordable Care Act (“Act”) to adjunct faculty and...more
A federal district court has ruled unconstitutional one of the most important tax benefits available to ministers: the minister's housing allowance. A summary of the case follows. The ruling threatens to have a dramatic...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
Governor’s Fourth and Fifth Vetoes of the Session Sustained - Last week,...more
With the constitutional deadline of midnight on the 30th day closing in, Alabama lawmakers worked at a feverish pace to complete work on some of the most substantial and controversial legislation in the 2013 session....more
Last week, legislators turned their attention to the weightiest and most controversial issues, including debate and passage of several gun bills. Now, with only three legislative days remaining, both budgets will take...more
As the Alabama Legislature moves closer to adjournment, legislation is making slow but steady progress. Tuesday and Thursday marked the 21st and 22nd days of the 2013 Regular Session. With only eight legislative days left and...more
With the 2013 Minnesota legislative session moving into the home stretch, virtually all of the “heavy lifting” of the session remains. While the calendar indicates the session is two-thirds complete, the numbers tell a...more
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the passage of the Alabama Accountability Act, the legislative process slowed considerably in the State House. However, there was some movement on a few significant pieces of...more
On the afternoon of February 28, the House of Representatives and Senate sent differing versions of the Local Control School Flexibility Bill to conference committee. A few hours later, the conference committee reported a...more
The sixth and seventh legislative days of the Alabama Legislature's Regular Session saw the first bill passed by both houses and on its way to Governor Robert Bentley for his signature. As week three closed, priority...more
In a case watched closely by Maine’s non-profit organizations, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court has held that Hebron Academy, a private secondary school, was exempt from property tax on its various school buildings. The...more
The 2013 legislative session began on Monday, January 14 with speeches pledging bipartisanship from leadership in the House and Senate....more
The 2013 Iowa legislative session will gavel in on Monday, January 14, the first of the two-year 86th General Assembly. For the most part, the 86th General Assembly will look very much like the last with a split legislature....more
The Legislature has placed 11 proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot for the General Election to be held November 6, 2012. There will be no citizen initiated proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this...more
We are pleased to share our Final Issue of the 2012 Summary of New Maine Laws in this special edition of Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House.
You may recall that we sent you a preliminary version of our 2012...more
Since 2010, when the Illinois Supreme Court upheld the revocation of a property tax exemption for a hospital on the grounds that an insufficient amount of charitable medical care was being provided, we have been monitoring...more
Dow at 13,000 Edition
It is with a profound sense of tradition that we assemble and distribute a 2011 “Year in Review” in March, 2012, instead of simply tweeting what IRS Commissioner Shulman had for breakfast this...more
In This Issue: Legislative & Regulatory Activities in the following categories:
- General Legislative
- Budget, Appropriations
On March 10, 2010, the IRS determined that medical residents are exempt from FICA taxes based on the student exception, for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005. Although the refunds apply to tax periods ending before...more
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