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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Is the 2022 Social Security Tax Limit?

June 27, 2022

Via: Investopedia

How the Social Security Tax Works The Social Security tax, also known as the “Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) tax,” funds the Social Security program in the United States. As of September 2021, more than 65 million people were […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Threshold List Definition

June 27, 2022

Via: Investopedia

Understanding Threshold Lists In January 2005, the SEC implemented Regulation SHO to reduce the abuse of naked short selling, where the seller does not borrow or arrange to borrow the securities in time to make delivery to the buyer within […]


Know Your Rights

Is It Legal for a Security Guard to Detain You?

June 23, 2022

Via: FindLaw

We’ve all seen those mall jail cells in TV shows and in movies like “Paul Blart: Mall Cop.” But what exactly are the legal rights of security guards in malls and stores to detain you in those mall jails? Legal […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Meta and Outlines Proposed Settlement Structure Over Allegedly Discriminatory Housing Advertising Practices

June 23, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On June 21, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit and a settlement framework with Meta Platforms, Inc. (previously known as Facebook) to resolve allegations that Meta’s advertising placement algorithms discriminate against Facebook users based on their race, color, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Gavel to Gavel: Exercise Care When Discussing Protected Leave

June 23, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The workplace is governed by myriad laws and regulations, most of which only impose liability on employers, not on individual supervisors and managers. That’s not true of the Family and Medical Leave Act, which allows for liability to be claimed […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How To Hire a Payroll Specialist or Manager in 6 Simple Steps

June 22, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

Payroll professionals—be it a specialist or a manager—handle your company’s payroll and ensure your employees are paid correctly and on time. They work closely with your accounting and human resources (HR) teams to ensure tax remittances are correctly processed and […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Illinois Expands Unpaid Bereavement Leave

June 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

Illinois has enacted amendments to the Child Bereavement Leave Act, expanding the law’s scope and renaming it the “Family Bereavement Leave Act” (FBLA). The amendments are effective Jan. 1, 2023, and the two major purposes are to: (1) expand the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Illinois Governor Signs Bills Expanding Contractors’ Liability for Unpaid Wages

June 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

On June 10, Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker signed House Bill 5412 and its trailer bill, House Bill 4600, into law. Both bills amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (WPCA) to make certain primary contractors liable for any […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How to Claim a Dependent on Your Tax Return

June 21, 2022

Via: Investopedia

Who Is a Tax Dependent? A dependent is generally defined as someone you take care of financially or otherwise. For tax purposes, not everyone you take care of qualifies as a dependent. The IRS allows two types of tax dependents: […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

One of Apple’s U.S. Stores Unionized—A First

June 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of Apple’s U.S. stores, located near Baltimore, voted to unionize, a first within the country, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced June 18. We’ve gathered articles on this news from SHRM Online and other media outlets. Main Issues […]