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FAQs issued on the summary of benefits in coverage

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury have jointly issued another set of FAQs on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the health care reform law

Court upholds wellness program

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2012

In one of the few cases that has considered the legality of an employer wellness program, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals considered a challenge by an employee of Broward County, Florida to the county’s imposition of a $20.00 bi-weekly charge on employees enrolled in the group health insurance plan who refused to participate in the employee wellness program

ARRA COBRA subsidy extended

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2010

On December 19, 2009, President Obama signed into law the 2010 Defense Appropriations Bill, which included provisions to extend the 65 federal COBRA premium subsidy

Assisting victims of Hurricane Sandy

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2012

Although our main office is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we have clients located in other parts of the country, and ourselves have an office in Washington, D.C

Beware unexpected tax consequences from telecommuting

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2012

Mary worked for IT, Inc. at its headquarters in Maryland

What is a trade or business and why does it matter?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2012

If an employer withdraws from a multiemployer plan and is assessed withdrawal liability, all members of the employer’s controlled group are liable for that assessment

HIRE Act tax benefits

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2010

On March 18, 2010, two new tax benefits were enacted as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act

Can I add a no compete provision to a severance agreement?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2012

Pactiv Corporation sponsored a severance plan subject to ERISA

Unreasonably low compensation and FICA taxes

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 29 2012

In many cases where the IRS claims that compensation is not “reasonable,” the focus is on whether the compensation is too high to be deductible by the employer

Possible FICA tax savings on severance pay

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2012

A recent Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision concluded that severance pay provided to employees as a result of layoff or discontinuance of a plant, operations or other similar condition is exempt from FICA taxes