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DOD Proposes Expanded Coverage Of Military Lending Act Protections

On September 29, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Department of Defense’s regulation that implements the Military Lending Act (MLA) was published in the Federal Register, with comments due by November 28. Most importantly,...more

White Collar Watch - August 2014

In This Issue: - Court of Appeals asked to clarify scope of Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower protections - Supreme Court to address circuit splits on wartime tolling and first-to-file bar - IRS amends...more

Verkhovna Rada approved anticrisis tax measures

On 31 July 2014 Verkhovna Rada approved Law #4309a "On amendments to Tax Code of Ukraine and other legislative acts (on improvement of certain provisions)" (Law). The law was signed by the President on 1 August 2014...more

U.S. v. Ganias: Second Circuit Limits Government’s Ability to Use Electronic Material Seized Beyond Scope of Warrant for Different...

In a recent decision that provides important guidance in the developing law related to government seizure of electronic records in criminal investigations, on June 17, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second...more

New Law Changes Property Tax Assessments on Leasehold Interests at Military Bases

The leasing of government-owned, tax-exempt property can raise many policy questions for local assessing officials. Some of those questions are answered by specific provisions in the Property Tax Code. Other questions have...more

Newsletters - Feb 28, 2014: The Elevator Speech Overview

The U.S. House and Senate were both in session this past week, returning from a week long work period in district. The National Governors Association (NGA) met in Washington DC for their annual winter meeting, discussing...more

Public Information Session Held on the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption

We recently posted about the Legislature’s recent amendment to the RPTL 458-a Alternative Veterans’ Exemption. From what we have seen and heard, most school districts statewide have determined not to pass the law by March 1,...more

School Districts: New York State Allows School Districts The Option To Offer Significant Real Property Tax Exemption To Veterans...

In December of 2013, the New York State Legislature expanded Real Property Tax Law ("RPTL") Section 458-a. As originally enacted in the 1980s, RPTL Section 458-a provided a partial exemption from county, city, town and...more

California Expands Certain Servicemember Protections

On September 6, California enacted AB 526, which, among other things, expands certain financial protections for military reservists. Current state law allows U.S. Military Reserve and National Guard members who are called to...more

Was this week the beginning of the end for DOMA?

Hi there, This week had two days of arguments on gay marriage at the Supreme Court. The first case dealt with a challenge to the California law known as Prop. 8, which overturned the California Supreme Court’s...more

Trial Attorney Tax Summary for Taxation of Settlements and Damages – Part 6: Damages for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Overview - This article is designed to outline the tax treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) damages for plaintiffs. PTSD has become a household illness particularly among our soldiers returning from Iraq...more

Employers Hiring Qualified Veterans Before the End of the Year May Be Eligible For Expanded Tax Credit

Employers who act now may be able to claim an expanded tax credit for hiring certain qualified veterans. According to the IRS, both for-profit and tax-exempt employers may qualify to receive thousands of dollars through the...more

January 26, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

New Veterans Law Offers Tax Credits to Employers and Recognizes Hostile Work Environment Claims Under USERRA

On November 21, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act. This new law was passed quickly and with rare bipartisan and bicameral support. Two of the more significant...more

December 19, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

December 15, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

PA Notes

Sales Tax - Drop Shipments: A Virginia retailer, which otherwise had nexus with Pennsylvania, was required to collect Pennsylvania sales tax from a Massachusetts customer when that customer instructed the retailer to ship...more

Legal Alert: HEART Act Provides Benefits for Employees Serving in the Military

On June 17, 2008, President Bush signed the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (the ?HEART Act?). The HEART Act amends the Internal Revenue Code (the ?Code?) to provide a number of enhanced benefits and...more

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