What Employees Are Counted for Purposes of COBRA’s Small Employer Exception?

QUESTION: We understand there is a small employer exception to COBRA for employers with fewer than 20…

IRS Again Extends Relief From Physical Presence Requirement for Witnessing Electronic Signatures

The IRS has extended, through the end of 2022, its temporary relief from the requirement that…

Court Blocks Enforcement of Certain ACA Section 1557 and Title VII Nondiscrimination Rules Against Christian Employers Group

Christian Employers Alliance v. EEOC, No. 1:21-cv-195 (D.N.D., May 16, 2022) A federal trial court has blocked…

Fifth Circuit Stays Proceedings in Case Vacating Portions of No Surprises Act’s IDR Regulations

Texas Med. Assoc. v. HHS, 2022 WL 542879 (E.D. Tex. 2022); on appeal to 5th Cir., No. 22-40264,…

How Did Your Firm Score This Tax Season?

Most businesses, including accounting firms, believe they are providing excellent client service. Your exceptional service sets…

Form 1099-K and How to Minimize Tax Liability

Do you have clients working full- or part-time in the gig economy?  Self-employed workers who drive…

When Can a 401(k) Plan That Uses a Pre-Approved Plan Document Be Submitted for a Determination Letter?

QUESTION: I have been asked to make sure that our 401(k) plan is ready for a possible…

What triggers a sales tax audit and how do you reduce the risks?

Sales tax audit guide for indirect tax departments to help identify common audit triggers, tips on…

CMS Updates Online Toolkit With Listing of COVID-19 Vaccines That Must Be Covered Without Cost-Sharing

CMS has updated its COVID-19 vaccine toolkit to describe the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters currently authorized…

Class Action Lawsuits Challenge Employers’ Military Leave Practices

Baker v. United Parcel Serv. Inc., 2022 WL 987927 (E.D. Wash. 2022); Haley v. Delta Airlines,…