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Supreme court: a term-end review
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014-15 term draws to a conclusion, the Court has resolved or will resolve in a matter of days several


Homejoy’s shutdown, due to misclassification lawsuits, likely to propel tech start-ups to enhance their independent contractor compliance
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

Earlier today, Carmel DeAmicis of Recode reported that Homejoy, the home cleaning start-up that uses independent contractors as their home cleaners


California Appellate Court holds employer must withhold taxes on back pay
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

On June 26, 2015, a California appellate court rendered a precedential opinion that should hopefully put to rest the issue of whether an employer


How to structure overseas independent contractors
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Independent contractor versus employee classification challenges come up increasingly as new work relationships emerge in the high-tech


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


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


An innocuous audit that has the potential to create enormous liability: Arizona’s Department of Economic Security’s employment audits can have expensive repercussions
  • Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

A tax audit letter from a government agency can sink even the hardiest of business owner's stomach. Yet, a tax audit letter from the Department of


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


The NLRB’s war against independent contractors status continues
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") continues its efforts to find employee status for individuals historically considered to be independent