In addition to various Federal requirements such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that impose obligations on entities to disclose the occurrence of data breaches involving personal information, Pennsylvania law imposes breach notification requirements.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will begin issuing letters regarding potential pay or play penalties to Applicable Large Employers (“ALE”) for the year 2015. Indications are that employers will begin receiving the letters in December 2017 – Happy Holidays!
With the release of Notice 2017-64 the IRS has announced the cost of living adjustments for pension plans and other related items for the 2018 tax year.
What Forest Landowners Need to Know About Estate Planning and Forest Preservation from a Legal Perspective
What public officials post on Facebook may now be considered to be public records.
Yesterday (November 22, 2016), a federal judge in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction blocking, at least temporarily, the implementation of the Department of Labor’s new rule which amended certain regulations to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and was to take effect on December 1, 2016.
The IRS has announced (IR-2016-62) the cost-of-living adjustments for pension plans and other related items for the tax year 2017. The following table shows the 2017 dollar limitations in comparison to 2016.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations has just been announced.
April is National Financial Literacy month. What better way to welcome the first full month of spring than by reviewing your estate plan to ensure that your family will be provided for according to your wishes.
As we enjoy the holiday season, many of us look forward to celebrating with family. Unfortunately, in the context of estate planning and inheritances, it is all too common for families to end up in heated disputes after a loved one’s death. Many reasons may contribute, but the most common is lack of planning. Here are a few tips that could help reduce conflict.
Earlier this year, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor and the DOL to reform the current "white collar" exemptions to increase the number of persons entitled to overtime under the FLSA. The finalized rules are expected to take effect in or near June, 2016.
The IRS has announced (IR-2015-118) the cost-of-living adjustments for pension plans and other related items for the tax year 2016. The following table shows the 2016 dollar limitations in comparison to 2015.
The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) imposes a forty percent (40%) tax on the amount by which the cost of the insurance benefit exceeds an applicable dollar limit. This is referred to as the “Cadillac tax” and is effective for tax years beginning after 2017.
This Article identifies some of the continuing legal challenges to the ACA and identifies actions that employers should consider regardless of pending litigation or possible legislative action.
Highlights of the Opinion regarding King v. Burwell and the Affordable Care Act.