Monthly News For July, 2014

Estate Planner – July-August

Posted on in Estate, Trust & Probate, Publications

Net gain for taxpayers: Tax Court approves net gift strategy Wealth preserver: Use an ILIT to shield life insurance proceeds from estate tax Estate planning for the young and affluent: How to hedge your bets Estate Planning Red Flag: Your spouse’s estate didn’t make the portability election 2014 – Estate Planner – July August

What To Do If Your Employee Is Due

Posted on in Employment, Publications

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a list of priorities for strategic enforcement in 2012. Among its national priorities: “accommodating pregnancy­related limitations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).” So what can you, as an employer, do to avoid a pregnancy bias lawsuit? Here are […]

Are You a Federal Subcontractor Without Even Knowing It?

Posted on in Employment, Publications

Federal contractors and subcontractors are subject to various Executive Orders regulating the employment relationship, depending on the size of their contracts. Some businesses can be considered to be subject to these requirements even if they do not get a penny directly from the Federal Government. And, if your business qualifies as a federal subcontractor, recent […]

BWC Settles Group Rating Lawsuit

Posted on in Employment, Publications

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and a group called Pay Us Back (PUB) announced an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit filed by employers who alleged the BWC’s group experience rating plan improperly granted group­rated employers excessive discounts which were subsidized by overcharging non­group­rated employers through inflated base rates for the period of […]