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We see it in the news on a regular basis. Major corporations like Anthem, eBay, Sony Pictures, and Target have all suffered major data security breaches. But these breaches don’t only happen to major businesses. Companies of all sizes are targets. […]
This week the Michigan Supreme Court in Baruch SLS Inc v Township of Tittabawassee (MSC Docket No 152047) clarified how the factors are to be considered in determining whether real property is exempt from taxation.
In Michigan, employment is usually considered to be “at-will”. This means that either an employer or employee may decide to terminate employment at any time, with no reason needed. There are, however, a few exceptions to the rule.
The IRS has just released its 2018 annual inflation adjustments for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under Section 223 of the Internal Revenue Code. Specifically, IRS Revenue Procedure 2017-37 provides the adjusted limits for contributions to a Health Savings […]
While the future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and any potential replacement legislation is still in question, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) has clarified through its […]
Employers who sponsor disability plans have work to do with respect to their claims and appeals procedures prior to year-end. Final regulations were recently released by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) revising the existing claims and appeals procedures regulations under […]
In March of this year, the City of Detroit officially codified its jock tax and released new income tax guidelines which clarify how professional athletes should apportion their income to Detroit for purposes of its city income tax, as well […]
A unanimous Michigan Supreme Court decision this week will have big implications for for-profit schools and colleges – and even for-profit laboratories, research and development facilities, and test centers.