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Know Your Rights, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court to hear excessive force case

April 1, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court of granted certiorari Monday in Brownback v. Douglas, a case concerning excessive force by police. James King was stopped by two undercover officers from a federal-state joint task force in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 2014. The […]


Know Your Rights, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court rules police stop prompted by misdemeanor does not violate Fourth Amendment

March 24, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Monday that the Fourth Amendment does not bar an officer from stopping a vehicle to investigate a criminal misdemeanor that has already occurred. The case arose when police officers stopped […]


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New York governor requires all nonessential workers to stay home

March 20, 2020

Via: Jurist

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at a press conference Friday morning that all non-essential workers throughout New York State are required to stay home in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus. This state-wide ban comes a […]


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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut announce regional efforts to counter COVID-19 spread

March 16, 2020

Via: Jurist

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont on Monday announced an unprecedented regional effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a joint statement, they said that restaurants, […]


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US State Department releases 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

March 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo named China, Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela as some of the worst human rights violators in his remarks while presenting the State Department’s 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday. The reports cover […]


Know Your Rights, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

When Do I Stop Paying Social Security Tax?

February 21, 2020

Via: Investopedia

Of all the taxes that come out of your paycheck, none may be as inescapable as those that go to Social Security. Whether you’re salaried or self-employed, you must generally contribute throughout your entire working life. There are, however, a […]


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What is the California Consumer Privacy Act?

January 2, 2020

Via: Investopedia

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018 and taking effect on January 1, 2020, gives consumers in California additional rights and protections regarding how businesses may use their personal information.1 The CCPA imposes many obligations on businesses that […]


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What Would Privatized Social Security Mean for Americans?

January 2, 2020

Via: Investopedia

The current Social Security system in the United States operates in a pay-as-you-go framework, which is administered by the federal government. Social Security taxes paid by today’s workers enter into the general fund and are immediately used to pay current […]


Financing your Business, Know Your Rights

Ecommerce Business Insurance: Cost, Coverage & Providers

October 8, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Ecommerce business insurance is a collection of commercial policies designed to protect you and your ecommerce business. A common policy for ecommerce business owners is cyber liability insurance, which covers losses or damages resulting from cyberattacks and data breaches. Most […]


Know Your Rights, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Texas Real Estate License Renewal in 4 Steps

October 1, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Texas real estate license renewal is required for every Texas agent every two years. As an active real estate salesperson or broker, you must complete at least 18 continuing education (CE) course hours and submit the appropriate documents by the […]