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Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
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What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
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As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
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Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
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On 20th May, HMRC published a consultation document which proposes major changes to the taxation of partnerships in the UK. The consultation is particularly relevant to investment management LLPs – and especially to those...more
The 2013 Florida Legislative Session concluded on May 3, 2013. The following is a partial summary of healthcare-related bills that may impact your business or practice. Note that some of these bills have become law, but...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more
Up until now much of the debate surrounding immigration reform has centered around providing a pathway to Citizenship for the 11 million or so undocumented people in the country. Many in this group currently work as...more
On May 20, 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported that many large employers are looking to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) employer mandate by offering bare-bones coverage that does not even cover...more
A key policy goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) is the expansion of health insurance coverage to all Americans. The concepts of “minimum value” and its correlate “actuarial value” speak to the...more
On May 8, 2013, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on the Oversight of Tax-Exempt Organizations held a hearing on the College and University Compliance Project Final Report (“Final Report”) issued by the IRS on April 25,...more
When a purchaser acquires substantially all the assets of a seller, the purchase agreement typically provides that the purchaser does not assume seller’s liabilities except to the limited extent specifically set forth...more
New requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to intensify state and federal governments' crackdown on worker misclassification....more
Various promoters have suggested to entrepreneurs that they use the assets in their 401(k) plans or IRAs to finance a new business. These programs are sometimes known by the acronym ROBS, or Rollovers as Business Start-ups....more
On April 25, 2013, the IRS released its College and University Compliance Project Final Report, which updates the interim report issued in 2010. ...more
Whoever said the road to hell is paved with good intentions might have been a retirement plan sponsor. While setting up a retirement plan is a good intention, a plan sponsor’s lack of diligence in reviewing what is going on...more
In this article we consider some alternative approaches to the proposed U.K. status of “employee shareholders,” who receive capital gains tax-exempt shares in their employer (or its parent) in return for waiving certain...more
In This Presentation:
•Overview of the Employer Shared Responsibility Rules
- Impact on Corporate Structure
- Time Line Examples to Demonstrate Application of Measurement, Administrative & Stability...more
The IRS announced it is nearing completion of a five year long compliance project involving tax-exempt colleges and universities. The project, which began with questionnaires to 400 randomly-selected institutions, focused on...more
On May 3, 2013, the IRS released proposed regulations on certain provisions relating to the federal premium tax credits that eligible individuals will use to purchase subsidized health insurance coverage from public exchanges...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued final regulations (T.D. 9617) (+2013 IRB LEXIS 257, May 3, 2013) requiring employers that have an employer identification number (EIN) to provide updated EIN application...more
A taxpayer we will call John worked for a savings bank in New York that was acquired by Washington Mutual Bank. John participated in the New York bank’s supplemental executive retirement plan (SERP) and its deferred...more
A recent advisory opinion from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance concludes that payments received by an individual nonresident of New York in settlement of his benefits under two nonqualified deferred...more
The IRS recently released new proposed regulations to implement the Shared Responsibility or “Play or Pay” provisions of Health Care Reform. The proposed regulations provide a wealth of detail on key issues required to...more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published guidance on the notice that most employers must provide to their employees by October 1, 2013, about the insurance that will be available through health care marketplaces known...more
In This Issue: Legislature Enters Final Stretch; Appropriators Receive Bad News Regarding Revenue Forecast; Tax Reform Proposal Officially Rolled Out; Major Initiatives of the Governor Topic of Debate...
403(b) retirement plans are similar to 401(k) plans, but the employers who may establish 403(b) plans are limited to public schools, certain tax exempt employers (including religious and charitable...more
At Davis Brown's recent Employment Law Seminar, a hot topic was the structure and utilization of Paid Time Off and leave donation programs. Iowans tend to be generous givers. We step forward, we raise the barn, bake a pie,...more
IRS Addresses Issues of Unrelated Business Taxable Income and Executive Compensation in Colleges and Universities Compliance Project Report -
On April 25, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its Final...more
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