Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

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1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor
Columbia, SC 29201, United States
Phone: 803-779-3080
Fax: 803-765-1243
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
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Other U.S. Locations
  • South Carolina
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Court Finds General Contractor Liable For Subcontractor’s Employees

In a decision with potentially huge ramifications for the construction industry, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals found that employees of a framing and drywall subcontractor were also the employees of a general contractor for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

IRS Pressing Forward With ACA Penalties

Yesterday, the IRS reiterated that employers violating the ACA can expect penalty letters in late 2017 and also updated that portion of its website dedicated to the Employers’ ACA obligations. The update explains the form of…more
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The October 31st NYC Attack And The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

As many mourn the loss of the victims of the October 31st NYC attack, a parallel conversation surrounding immigration reform has emerged. Immigration reform has been President Trump’s long-standing campaign promise, but has…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Immigration Law

GASB 77 - What Is It, And How Can We Prepare?

What is GASB 77 and why does it exist? GASB 77 is an accounting pronouncement applicable to the financial statements of state and local governments. In order for their financial statements to be prepared in accordance with…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Taxation

More ACA: President Trump’s Termination Of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

Late Thursday evening after President Trump issued an Executive Order earlier in the day directing various administrative agencies to take suggested actions for the hope of reducing the cost of health insurance, discussed here,…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

Travel Ban & DACA Updates

In a one page opinion, the United States Supreme Court remanded one of the two “travel ban” cases pending SCOTUS review. The Order remanded Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project back to the 4th Circuit Court of…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Immigration Law

Can The President Nullify The Affordable Care Act By Issuing Executive Orders?

President Trump issued an Executive Order yesterday which purports to suggest three avenues for offering health insurance at a decreased cost to small employers and consumers for the overall goal of reducing healthcare costs on…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

Legal Issues Within The Beverage Industry

Jeff Stover, an intellectual property attorney with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, recently spoke at BevCon Charleston, a conference solely focused on the beverage industry. While most of us see the fun side of the beverage world –…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Responding To SCDEW: The Payoff For Employers

There are several ways that employers can keep their unemployment insurance (UI) tax rate down. First, it is beneficial to learn how the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (“SCDEW”) determines the employer’s…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Are Transfers Of Membership Interest In A Single Member LLC Subject To The Deed Recording Fee?

On August 28, 2017 the South Carolina Department of Revenue published Rev Rule #17-5, which updated Rev Rule #15-3 (the “Rev Rul”). The Rev Rul deals with the application of the deed recording fee on real estate transactions. …more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation

Federal Judge In Texas Issues Final Ruling Striking Down New Overtime Rule

By now, employers are certainly well aware that on November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction that effectively prevented the implementation and enforcement of the new Department of Labor (“DOL”)…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Court’s Ruling Requiring The EEOC To Reconsider Its “Wellness” Regulations Is Not Necessarily A Good Thing For Employers

The ruling in the AARP v. EEOC case may be detrimental to employers and their healthcare plans because the EEOC may either reduce the percentage of its allowable inducement (or penalty) below 30% the employee cost for…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Wait - Who Do You Work For Again?

Court of Appeals reverses judgment for bank customer on breach of fiduciary duty claim in case where representations in question were made by an individual that was not employed by the Bank at that time. In Gibson v. Ameris…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

New South Carolina Decision Impacts How Employers Classify Workers

This blog has previously covered the potential pitfalls of classifying workers as independent contractors. While classifying a worker as a “1099” offers many potential benefits on the business side, it can expose the company to…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

USCIS Releases Updated I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form

Last month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form. The Form I-9 is used by employers to verify the identity and employment authorization of all…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law
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