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333 Bridge Street NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, United States
Contact: Tamara Bergstrom, Marketing Manager
Areas of Practice
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  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
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  • Indigenous Peoples
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2019 H-1B Visas - Need to Begin Process Now

Employers may first apply for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B visas for individuals not currently in H-1B status on Monday, April 2, 2018 for a start date of October 1, 2018…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

2018 Michigan Property Tax Review: Is Your Business Being over Assessed?

Michigan property values have been relatively stable in recent years. In certain cases, this type of stability will result in predictable and stable property tax assessments. However, there are many instances in which both real…more
 /  Taxation

Legislation Exempting Tribes From The National Labor Relations Act Passes The House

The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (TLSA) passed the House of Representatives in the afternoon on January 10, 2018, with a 239-173 vote. The TLSA, if it becomes law, will exclude "any Indian tribe, or any enterprise or institution…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Indigenous Peoples, Labor & Employment Law

As Legislation Stalls, Tribes Remain Under National Labor Relations Act: What Should Tribal Employers Do Next?

Despite hopeful signs in early 2017, a proposed federal law to exempt Indian tribes and tribal employers from the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) has failed to progress beyond the most introductory legislative stages as of…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Indigenous Peoples, Labor & Employment Law

New Tax Law Changes How Employers Claim Sexual Harassment Settlements

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "Act") was signed into law on December 22 by President Trump. The Act contains a provision that will change how employers are taxed, when settlement is reached in sexual harassment and…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Michigan Expands Settlement Authority for Tax Disputes

Governor Snyder signed PA 215 of 2017 on December 20, 2017. This new law creates for the first time the potential to settle tax disputes during the administrative appeal process prior to litigation. However, taxpayers and their…more
 /  Taxation

2017 Federal Tax Reform Creates Urgent Need for Taxpayers to Review Their Tax Strategy

After last minute political and procedural hurdles were cleared, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (the "Tax Act") was passed December 20, 2017. The administration reportedly is working out the timing of signing the bill due to concerns…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

NLRB Levels the Playing Field for Employers, Reaching Back to Employer-Friendly Precedent

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board issued four decisions that provide evidence of the current Board's agenda to chip-away at the Obama-era precedent, as well as insight into a Board that now has a Republican majority…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

IRS Letter 226J: The Million-Dollar Letter (And How To Respond)

The IRS has recently started sending employers “Letter 226J,” which is a proposed assessment of Employer Shared Responsibility Payments (ESRPs) under the Affordable Care Act. The IRS sends Letter 226J if it determines that one…more
 /  Health, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

2017 Federal Tax Reform: How Will the Progressing Tax “Simplification” Deal Affect You?

There has been a great deal of information released regarding tax reform, tax cuts, and tax negotiations among the House, the Senate, and the President in 2017. And while a "deal" has been reported, there has been no published…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Consider These Year-End Strategies to Address Proposed Tax Changes

Recently, the House and the Senate passed bills that could create major changes to our current tax laws. They are now working to reconcile the bills, with the goal of having the legislation signed by December 25. If legislation…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Pending House Legislation May Dramatically Change Michigan’s Current Child Custody Laws

Late this spring, members of the Michigan House of Representatives introduced House Bill No. 4691, the Michigan Shared Parenting Act. The proposed legislation stands to fundamentally change Michigan's child custody law. Some of…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Family Law

IRS Signals Intent to Aggressively Pursue Undisclosed Offshore Accounts

At the recent National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and Tax Controversy, senior IRS and Department of Justice (Tax) officials sounded the proverbial warning alarm to taxpayers with undisclosed or offshore financial accounts…more
 /  Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Taxation

Franchising – What Is It and Is It for You?

As an entrepreneur or person interested in starting a new business or growing an existing one, franchising might be an option for you to enter the market more quickly or grow more aggressively, and perhaps increase your…more
 /  Franchise Law

State Seeks to Avoid TB ‘Nuclear Option’

According to the Michigan Ag Connection and Michigan Farm News, Michigan livestock farmers are closely monitoring current discussions between Michigan and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) concerning ongoing efforts to…more
 /  Agriculture
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