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We recently shared with you the details of a trade regulation rule proposed by the Federal Trade Commission banning non-compete agreements.
Question: I intend to sell to a charity a vacant lot that I have owned and held as an investment for many years for less than the current value. Can I take a charitable contribution deduction for the difference?
Suppose you were asked to design the most taxpayer-friendly retirement plan possible. If given a choice, you would want a plan that allows for generous annual contributions. The contributions would be tax-deductible, regardless of whether or not you itemize deductions and regardless of your earnings or taxable income.
California’s sales rep protection statute, among the nation’s strongest, mandates an award of treble damages to a rep who does not receive commissions as provided in the contract.
On June 29, the Supreme Court clarified the circumstances under which requests for religious accommodations must be granted by employers who are subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”).
Question: I own a number of mutual funds. Should I be switching my investment assets to ETFs for income tax savings?
On May 8, 2023, SFBBG attorneys Phil Zisook and Bill Klein prevailed in an Illinois Appellate Court defamation case, Mauro Glorioso v Sun-Times Media Holdings, LLC, and Tim Novak. In the case, Zisook and Klein argued that Sun-Times’ articles defamed Mauro Glorioso and constituted false light invasion of privacy.
“They will be surprised to learn that, under the default rule the Court adopts today, an at-will salesperson is entitled to commissions for any sale – here, perhaps hundreds of thousands of sales – a jury determines the salesperson ‘set in motion.’ And they will be stunned to learn that, under the default rule, the entitlement to commissions may extend years after their employment relationship ended.”
Question: I am one of three equal owners of a corporation where I continue to work. I just turned age 70 and am wondering if I can defer the start of required minimum distributions from our company 401(k) plan until I retire?
Bank Failures and Business: How to Safeguard Your Company’s Finances / “Securing” Your Retirement Plan Distributions (Spring 2023)
Contributors: Monica Shamass, Ron Silbert