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The State of Michigan voted earlier this year to rescind a longstanding Administrative Rule which prohibited liquor licensees from operating within a half-mile of another liquor licensee. The rescission was challenged in the Court of Claims by a trade association. […]
With the enactment of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, it has caused a number of issues for employers. It is crucial for employers to stay in legal compliance to avoid audits, and the substantial […]
The State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) provides services for corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships and for foreign entities to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business. LARA has recently […]
Certain employers that provide paid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) may be eligible to receive a general business tax credit for tax years beginning in 2018 and 2019. While the FMLA provides certain job-protected leave, it […]
DOL Announces April 1, 2018 as Final Applicability Date for Revised ERISA Claims Procedures Related to Disability Benefits In a news release issued earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its final decision to make significant changes […]
Fraser Trebilcock attorney Mark E. Kellogg recently presented a program on Legal & Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease at MSU Federal Credit Union. Advance planning is important for everyone, Mark explained, though especially so after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis so that […]
Marlaine C. Teahan was the keynote speaker at the January 2018 meeting of the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Ingham County Bar Association (ICBA). Her topic was “How to Mend a Broken Trust,” in which she taught fellow […]
Reminder: Form W-2 Reporting on Aggregate Cost of Employer Sponsored Coverage Unless subject to an exemption, employers must report the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored health coverage provided in 2017 on their employees’ Form W-2 (Code DD in Box 12) issued […]
The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has extended the deadline for 2017 Information Reporting by employers (and other entities) to individuals under Internal Revenue Code sections 6055 and 6056 by 30 days.
Continued education is a vital part in ensuring that attorneys are up to date with the greatest knowledge to be confident that they are handling their client’s cases to the highest degree. Fraser Trebilcock attorney Brian Gallagher recently recorded a […]