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By Thomas Hammerschmidt, Jr.
Internal Revenue Code Section 162, as amended by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), provides that no deduction is allowed for any amount paid to, or at the direction of, a governmental entity
By Marlene A. Pontrelli, Robert L. Schwartz
You may have heard the word "Custody" or "Legal Custody" used in connection with a parent's right to make decisions concerning education, medical decisions and religion.
By Eric Gregory
In an about-face from 2015 guidance, the IRS announced in Notice 2019-18 that no regulatory amendments are forthcoming to prohibit retiree lump sum windows for defined benefit pension plans.
By Sara Jodka
Employment law is constantly evolving and changing to keep up with the evolving workforce and work-related issues.
By Tara Halbert
If you made gifts in 2018 now is the time to begin thinking about filing a gift tax return.
By Heather Frayre
It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, or employing workers.
By W. Stuart Scott
Parenting time can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Deciding which parent sees the children, how much and under what circumstances can be a very tricky and emotionally charged effort.
By John Anderson, Sr., Michael S. Deel
Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Lindenberg v. Jackson Nat'l Life Ins. Co., 912 F.3d 348 (6th Cir. 2018),
By Erica A. Morris
As dockless electric scooters from companies like Bird, Lime, Razor, and Spin gain popularity and notoriety in municipalities across the country,
By Aaron Burrell
On February 19, 2019, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that an employer does not violate Section 4 of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act ("MMMA") when it rescinds a conditional offer of employment based upon a positive drug test.
By Todd Baxter
The Arizona Court of Appeals recently denied a contractor's claim that the owner had violated Arizona's prompt pay act despite the owner's admission that it had not paid the contractor or objected to the payment application within the statutory time.
By Eric Gregory
For many years, the IRS has looked the other way when employers have provided their employees with free meals. A new Technical Advice Memorandum ("TAM") suggests otherwise,
By Deborah Grace
As an advisor to many 401(k) plan sponsors, I have been asked occasionally what advice I would give to a person who is relatively new to retirement plan administration.
By Marlene A. Pontrelli, Robert L. Schwartz
Papers are filed, the dissolution action is pending before the Court, and you may think you are on your way to living separate and apart from the other person for the rest of your lives.
By Andrew Sparks
In December, the Department of Justice announced that it recovered more than $2.8 billion in False Claims Act judgments and settlements for fiscal year 2018.
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