As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office in January, employers across the nation are best advised to prepare for the likely changes coming under his administration. Biden himself made that very clear on the campaign trail when he pledged to “check the abuse of corporate power over labor” and to “hold corporate executives personally […]
Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), California’s statute governing the classification of independent contractors, underwent fundamental changes on September 4, 2020 when AB 2257 became law. The new exemptions and revisions apply to exemptions for business-to-business relationships, referral agencies, professional services, performance artists, and other classifications. AB 5 codified the rigid “ABC” test for determining whether […]
Several new pieces of California legislation have either recently gone into effect or will take effect on January 1, 2021, impacting nearly all employers and how they handle COVID-19 related issues, leaves of absence, workers’ classification, discrimination disputes, arbitration agreements, union relations, and other miscellaneous issues. Our round-up will help you determine which key issues […]
An article by Eric Bardwell titled “California Admits Incomplete Gift Non-Grantor Trusts Work…For Now” was published by Bloomberg Tax on December 3, 2020. It was republished by the Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal on January 7, 2021. Read the article here.