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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Key Cannabis Legalization Wins Could Bring in Upwards of $2 Billion in New Sales

November 12, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Marijuana scored a sweeping victory at the ballot box on last Tuesday, with voters approving new markets in Michigan, Missouri and Utah that eventually could generate $2 billion in medical and recreational sales. Across the nation, voters installed the Democrats […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How to Get the Most Out of a 401(k) Program

November 8, 2018

Via: Investopedia

People are increasingly on their own when it comes to providing for their retirement. Traditional pensions are all but unheard of now, outside of the civil service or heavily unionized industries; both employers and the government have increasingly transferred more […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court grants certiorari in four additional cases

November 5, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases Friday in addition to the Maryland cross case. In Smith v. Berryhill the court will answer the question of “whether the Appeals Council’s decision to reject a disability claim on the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Tips for Protecting Small Business Proprietary Information

November 2, 2018

Via: FindLaw

In this day and age where business is fiercely competitive, and almost everything can be found on the internet, it’s more important than ever to protect your proprietary information. Whether it’s information on a patent you are developing, or “just” […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court hears arguments in tribal rights, criminal appeals cases

October 31, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court continued the November term, hearing oral arguments in one case concerning Indian tribal rights and a second regarding a criminal defendant’s right to appeal after guilty plea. The first case, Washington State Department of Licensing v. […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

With new rules, legally fixing consumer electronics just got easier

October 30, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Late last week, the Librarian of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office filed new rules that would give consumers unprecedented legal authority to fix their own consumer electronics. “We’re very happy, ecstatic actually,” Gay Gordon-Byrne, executive director of the Repair […]


Know Your Rights

3 Tips for Evaluating Police Misconduct Cases

October 29, 2018

Via: FindLaw

For many civil rights or personal injury practitioners, police misconduct cases can be a little bit mystifying. These are more than typical, rudimentary government tort claims involving negligence. The silver lining to these cases being so vehemently defended is that […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal Judge Rules Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Order Unconstitutional

October 26, 2018

Via: FindLaw

The travel ban aside, none of President Trump’s executive orders have garnered as much legal attention as his proposal to withhold federal funding from sanctuary cities and states. A federal judge blocked the order in April 2017. California (along with […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Roth IRA

October 23, 2018

Via: Investopedia

What is a ‘Roth IRA’ Named for Delaware Senator William Roth and established by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, a Roth IRA is an individual retirement plan (a type of qualified retirement plan) that bears many similarities to the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Does the New Tax Law Affect Your Estate Plan?

October 22, 2018

Via: Investopedia

In December 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new tax bill into law. Known previously as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the reform will begin to have far-reaching impacts on many areas of tax and financial planning. One significant […]