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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge allows Georgia to continue with touchscreen voting

September 20, 2018

Via: Jurist

Judge Amy Totenberg of the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled Monday that Georgia will be permitted to go forward with the use of its electronic voting machines, despite security warnings from voting technology experts. The […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Financing your Business

The Legal Lowdown on Small Biz Loans

September 19, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Most small businesses need a little financial help getting off the ground or out of the garage. And while there are many ways to finance a startup, from angel investors to friends and family, most small biz owners are turning […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Texas voter ID law

September 19, 2018

Via: Jurist

Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, on Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging Texas’ voter ID law, in light of the Fifth Circuit Court’s April decision upholding the law as constitutional. Texas […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge upholds dismissal of lawsuit challenging Illinois abortion funding law

September 19, 2018

Via: Jurist

Illinois’ Fourth District Appellate Court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging an Illinois law that allocates funding for abortions for government employees and individuals on Medicaid. Several pro-life organizations filed the lawsuit in 2017, saying the law, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How do mutual funds split?

September 14, 2018

Via: Investopedia

Mutual funds split the same way individual stocks split, but less often. Like stock splits, mutual fund splits do not result in any change in net value, so they are primarily a marketing device. What Is a Split? A split […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules against California gun ad law

September 13, 2018

Via: Jurist

A federal judge in California on Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing a law that bans gun vendors from displaying imagery and/or advertisements depicting or resembling guns. Plaintiffs consisted of firearm vendors who were issued citations by law enforcement for […]


Know Your Rights

What Are Prosecution Fees? Are They Legal?

September 12, 2018

Via: FindLaw

We all know there can be costs to breaking the law. You may have to pay a fine, or pony up for an attorney. You might have to pay some court costs, and, if you agree to community service or […]


Know Your Rights

Top 5 Legal Insights to Avoid Age Discrimination

September 12, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Not everyone can retire when they want to. And these days, the workforce is getting older than ever. You may have noticed an increase in older applicants for positions at your small business. And while it may make business sense […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Judge Strikes Texas Fetal Abortion Law

September 11, 2018

Via: FindLaw

A high-profile feud over abortion laws continues in Texas, where a judge stopped — again — a law that would require abortion providers to bury or cremate fetuses. The fetal burial law, set to take effect in February, applies to […]


Know Your Rights

3 Legal Questions to Ask Before Surgery

September 5, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Having surgery is a major life event. Whether it is elective or life-dependant, minor or major, wanted or not, every surgery carries risk. Risk of failure, lengthy recovery, and even risk of death. Assuming you have done your due diligence choosing […]