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Employee Retention Credit Updates

Employee Retention Credit Updates

The IRS continues to intensify its focus on improper Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”) claims. The first ERC criminal cases are moving forward. The IRS is asking Congress for additional enforcement tools, such as expanding the time to challenge ERC claims. One...
Penalties for Non-Electronic Filing by Your Return Preparer

Penalties for Non-Electronic Filing by Your Return Preparer

You take your tax information to your return preparer. He or she prepares your return. You review the return and sign Form 8879, which authorizes your return preparer to file your return electronically. For some reason, your return preparer never files your return (or...
HB3129 – Illinois’ Pay Transparency Law

HB3129 – Illinois’ Pay Transparency Law

By: Deanna L. Litzenburg | Contributions Made By: Connor L. Welby In an attempt to close wage gaps, Illinois has joined a growing list of states with wage transparency laws on their books. Illinois House Bill (HB) 3129 was passed by both houses of the Illinois...
Supreme Court Rules in Disabled Students ADA Case

Supreme Court Rules in Disabled Students ADA Case

By: Benjamin T. Davisson In seeking redress for discrimination suffered at school, disabled students and their parents would often find themselves stumbling into a maze of administrative proceedings with the school district and the state board of education. Typically,...