Ohio Announces 2021 Back-to-School Sales and Use Tax Holiday

By: Jonathan Wolnik Ohio will once again provide back-to-school shoppers with an August sales tax holiday.  The holiday will begin on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 12 AM and will end on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM.  During the sales tax holiday, only the following items will be exempt from sales and use tax, […]

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Draft Application Released by the SBA

By: Kyle P. Graham On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) created the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide grants to restaurants sustaining financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Under this program, an entity that owns a place of business where the public or patrons assemble for the primary […]

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You’re Invited—State Benchmarking Models: Promising Practices to Understand & Address Health Care Cost Growth

Learn How States Are Using Cost Growth Benchmarking to Increase Health System Transparency and Contain Rising Health Care Costs at a New Manatt Webinar. Click Here to Register Free.  As states grow increasingly concerned over soaring health care costs, health care cost growth benchmarking programs have emerged as a promising strategy for advancing health system transparency, identifying […]

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Ohio Enacts Senate Bill 57: Real Estate Property Tax Relief

By: Adam Glassman To address ongoing concerns of property devaluation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio legislature enacted Senate Bill 57 (“SB 57”). This legislation gives real property taxpayers in Ohio the opportunity to file special COVID related complaints for the 2020 tax year if the pandemic led to a decrease in a […]

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Obtaining Investors without Registering with the SEC

There comes a time when many businesses need to raise money to take advantage of growth opportunities. Perhaps your small profitable company or promising start-up wants to attract investors. Do you have to register with the SEC? It depends. You may be able to qualify for one of several exemptions from federal registration requirements under the Securities […]

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Vaccines and the Workplace – What do Employers Need to Consider?

The Hong Kong Government recently opened the Covid-19 vaccination programme up to all adults over the age of 16 with the aim of safeguarding public health and helping to allow further easing of restrictions and a gradual return to normal life and activities. The vaccination programme raises important and unprecedented questions for employers, however, in […]

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One Year After Bostock – the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision

By: Jack E. Moran A recent decision from an appellate court shows that there is language embedded within a U.S. Supreme Court decision from one year ago that may change how courts determine if employers can be liable for discrimination and retaliation in the workplace.  While plenty has already been written about the decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, […]

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