Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC Add New Practice Area Employment Law (Corporate) to their IR Global Membership

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC are pleased to announce the addition of Employment Law (Corporate) to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers support for fellow members in the area. If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Susan directly or with the […]

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California’s Proposition 65: Proposed Amendment Would Restrict Use Of Short-Form Warning

MICHAEL J. GLEASON August 23, 2021 California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed an amendment to the content and conditions of use of Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”) short-form warnings. The proposal, which has not yet been adopted, would provide businesses one year (from its date of adoption) to comply with the amendments. So […]

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3 times you could have an overtime wage claim against an employer

Federal law protects your rights to overtime pay in multiple situations. However, because overtime pay costs employers substantially more, they will often go to great lengths to avoid properly compensating their employees. You probably assume that your employer wants to avoid all violations of the law and will pay you appropriately. However, if any of […]

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Fraudulent reports from asbestos investigators

Laws and regulations controlling health and safety are as complex as they are ubiquitous. Because of the nature of health and safety regulations, they involve businesses in every field and industry. The smallest startup to the multi-national corporations all invest significant resources to keep up with these complex laws and to remain in compliance. It […]

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Review of Current Clean Energy Tax Credits and Legislative Proposals

Policymakers are working with the White House to expand existing clean energy tax credits, as well as creating new credits for certain projects. This Energy Law Insight will focus on certain existing tax credit provisions within the Internal Revenue Code related to medium and heavy duty zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) trucking, carbon oxide sequestration, hydrogen production, and advanced […]

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Important Factors for Hiring Quality Employee Benefit Plan Auditors

The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) has published a plan advisory called “The Importance of Hiring a Quality Auditor to Perform Your Employee Benefit Plan Audit.” This advisory was created for plan administrators to have a guide to follow the important process of hiring an auditor with the correct experience to audit […]

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New Employee Retention Credit Guidance – PPP Forgiveness Gross Receipts, Owner Wages, Employee Counts, Amended Income Tax Returns and More

The IRS recently issued additional guidance on the Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”) primarily focused on the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2021 that were added with the American Rescue Plan back in March 2021.  The guidance touched on some unknowns that we’ve had questions about since the program was created and then opened to employers that received a Paycheck Protection […]

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SBA Streamlines Forgiveness for Smaller PPP Loans

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has released new guidance intended to expedite the forgiveness process for certain borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The simplified process generally is available for loans of $150,000 or less, which the SBA reports account for 93% of outstanding PPP loans. The guidance comes at a time when many […]

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Important Factors for Hiring Quality Employee Benefit Plan Auditors

The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) has published a plan advisory called “The Importance of Hiring a Quality Auditor to Perform Your Employee Benefit Plan Audit.” This advisory was created for plan administrators to have a guide to follow the important process of hiring an auditor with the correct experience to audit […]

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