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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Ninth Circuit upholds Montana law requiring certain nonprofit groups to register as political committees

August 14, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that certain Montana nonprofit organizations that run targeted advertisements 60 days before the election must register as political committees. The lawsuit was originally brought by the National Association for […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Trump administration changes implementation of Endangered Species Act

August 13, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration is making major changes to how the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is implemented. The US Department of Interior on Monday announced revisions to the nation’s major wildlife conservation law, which has been credited with saving the bald […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Trump administration releases new rule limiting legal immigration

August 13, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration released a regulation on Monday that could prevent a number of legal immigrants from entering the US. Monday’s announcement represents as effort by the administration to limit legal immigration by creating stronger filters for incoming immigrants. The […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Justice Department takes step to decertify union for immigration judges

August 12, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. Department of Justice took a step Friday to decertify the union for immigration judges by filing a petition with the Federal Labor Relations Authority. The petition asks the authority to determine whether the union should have its certification […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court allows cross to remain on county seal

August 12, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Thursday that Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, can maintain its current seal, which includes an image of a cross among other secular symbols. Lehigh County’s current seal was adopted in 1944. The […]


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

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

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 […]