Legal News for Businesses

Written by:  Jeff Senney, Tax and Business Law Attorney In Notice 2018-54, the IRS informed taxpayers that it intends to propose regulations which address the federal income tax treatment of  tax deduction payments made by taxpayers to certain state-established "charitable funds."  These funds were created by...

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By Kristina E. Curry On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld employment arbitration agreements which prohibit employee class and collective actions.  Epic Systems Corporation v. Lewis No. 16-285, involved three consolidated cases where former employees attempted to make claims under the Fair Labor Standards...

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Contracting with an Ohio municipality definitively has its benefits. You typically know exactly what is expected up front, and full and timely payment is generally a certainty. However, there are some peculiarities with public contracts that you generally do not find when contracting with a...

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With graduation season quickly approaching, students are looking to the future. For some, finding a job is the biggest battle they are facing. For others, graduation means the termination of lawful student status in the United States. If you are a student looking for legal...

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In a recent Chief Counsel Advice (CCA), the IRS concluded that an employer who misclassified employees as independent contractors could offset FICA taxes owed by the employer with self-employment taxes paid by the workers. Where workers are properly classified as employees, the employer is liable for...

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