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Senate advances insourcing bill

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly in favor of advancing a bill that would provide a tax incentive to employers that move their overseas jobs back

Severance pay is subject to FICA taxes (with limited exceptions) Quality Stores makes it official

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In United States vs. Quality Stores, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed the IRS's position that severance payments generally fall within the

Senators introduced bill providing tax incentives for offering paid leave

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

As more states institute mandatory paid leave laws, two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would provide employers with a tax incentive

House passes bonus depreciation bill

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

On Friday the House of Representatives approved a measure that would make an employer's 50 bonus depreciation permanent. The bill, (H.R. 4718

Five key considerations when drafting a release

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

Separation agreements almost always contain release provisions whereby one or both parties agree to waive claims that they may have against the other

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continues to assert itself in the consumer credit card market, exercising both its supervisory and

DOL crackdown on “classification” of workers

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The Federal and State Labor Departments, and the IRS, are all cracking down on employers who hire workers who qualify as employees but are paid as

Quirky question 231, is it really employee appreciation if the gift card is taxable?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

Our company awards prizes at holiday parties and, from-time-to-time, at employee appreciation events. The prizes range from company logo t-shirts to

DOL proposes to adopt state of celebration rule to determine FMLA rights of employees in same-sex marriages

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Presently, the federal government uses different rules for different purposes when determining whether a same sex marriage will be recognized. The

High Court: involuntary severance payments are subject to FICA taxes

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

In United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 1395 (2014) (No. 12-1408), the Supreme Court held that severance payments made to employees