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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

ICE arrests over 600 immigrant workers in Mississippi

August 8, 2019

Via: Jurist

In the largest single-state workplace enforcement action in US history, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed multiple federal criminal search warrants in Mississippi on Wednesday. The result was the arrest of 680 immigrant workers from seven agricultural processing plants that […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court strikes down Google’s class action settlement

August 7, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday struck down Google’s $5.5. million settlement over its invasion of privacy of millions of users. Google settled $5.5 million for installing cookies in browsers and not paying users for […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

California sued over presidential candidate tax disclosure law

August 7, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration and Republican party sued the state of California on Tuesday over a law signed last week by Governor Gavin Newsom that requires presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns in order to be on the state’s primary […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Trump calls for stronger gun background checks after Ohio and Texas shootings

August 6, 2019

Via: Jurist

US President Donald Trump on Monday remarked on the recent shootings in Ohio and Texas, calling for reform in background checks for gun purchases. First, he stated that there must be more efficient efforts for identifying early warning signs of […]


Financing your Business

What Is a Microloan and How Can Your Small Business Benefit?

August 6, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

A microloan is a small loan, generally up to $50,000, made to startups and emerging small businesses. These loans are offered by nonprofit organizations known as microlenders. Microloans typically have repayment terms of up to seven years and offer favorable […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules Trump administration asylum ban illegal

August 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Friday against the Trump Administration’s ban on asylum requests for people who illegally cross the border. The Trump administration issued the rule in late 2018, suspending immigration […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

South Carolina high court unties the knot for common-law marriage

August 2, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

If you want to get married in South Carolina, you are going to need a valid marriage certificate. The South Carolina Supreme Court abolished recognition of common-law marriage in a decision last week, report the Legal Profession Blog, the Post […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

DOJ reaches antidiscrimination settlement with wholesale produce company

August 1, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement agreement Wednesday with wholesale produce company Pete Pappas & Sons in regard to violations of the Immigrant and Nationality Act (INA). The antidiscrimination issue started when Pappas & Sons human resources […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New York governor signs gun control bills

July 31, 2019

Via: Jurist

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed two gun control bills into law Monday: the first, a 30-day waiting period requirement for anyone who wants to buy a gun in the state, and the second, to close a loophole in the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Even With Legalization, Illicit Pot Is Still a Problem

July 30, 2019

Via: FindLaw

Just because something is legal, doesn’t mean everyone will purchase it legally. For instance, people still download pirated copies of music and movies rather than pay for them. And gun buyers may prefer to eschew the mandatory background checks and […]