Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling

Ohio Attorney General, Dave Yost, recently announced the office’s agreement with twelve phone service providers to adopt anti-robocall procedures as part of a statewide initiative to combat this increasing issue. This agreement is part of a larger, nationwide response to illegal robocall activity. In his...

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A federal district court has held in Dase v. IRS, 124 AFTR 2019-5281 that jointly-owned property subject to an IRS lien against one of the joint owners only encumbered the tax debtor’s interest in the property. Legal Background:  A person’s failure to pay any tax after...

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On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.  The new rule will take effect on January 1, 2020. The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative...

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Since 2016, each individual small business owner filing single or married filing jointly is eligible for a “small business” income tax deduction (SBD) against their state income tax liability equal to 100% of the first $250,000 of business income the owner receives or is allocated...

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