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Pennsylvania Governor proposes severance tax

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has proposed a new state severance tax on natural gas drilling. The measure, which the governor introduced as a means

Upcoming new rules for new category of PEO

  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 ("TIPA") was signed into law by President Obama in December of last year. One of the changes made by the Act

Federal questions, removal, and remand: Sixth Circuit affirms dismissal of class action FICA claim

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

In a published decision this week, the Sixth Circuit reviewed the dismissal of an employee’s claim for excessive withholding of FICA taxes against

Miscellaneous guidance - 19 February 2015

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Notice 2015-13 provides guidance and transition relief for employers claiming the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Specifically, it provides employers

Follow up on quality Stores severance payFICA case

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

This is not major news, but since I previously blogged on the Quality Stores case ("Federal Appellate Court Rules that SUB Payments are not "Wages"

Second UBS tax investigation shows the continuing allure of whistleblower law

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

News leaked late last week that Swiss banking giant UBS is again under DOJ investigation for aiding tax fraud by U.S. clients. In 2009, UBS pled

You're sick of being warned about section 409A, but do you know about section 457a?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

Most employment lawyers are at least somewhat familiar with the US tax rules on deferred compensation under Section 409A of the US Internal Revenue

IRS makes blanket disallowance of employment tax refund claims involving severance payments

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

On the heels of a government-favorable ruling last year by the U.S. Supreme Court, the IRS announced on February 10, 2015 that it intends to disallow

IRS provides guidance on application of Quality Stores decision

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Announcement 2015-08 provides guidance on the application of the Supreme Court's holding in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc. to claims for

Plaintiffs beware: courts may tax costs upon non-prevailing plaintiffs in FLSA collective actions

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

In Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") collective actions it is not uncommon for plaintiffs to file motions for conditional certification of an opt-in