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September 27, 2019

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Final Rule that will make an estimated 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, has the following provisions: The rule raises... Read More

July 25, 2019

On July 3, 2019, the NLRB overruled Levitz Furniture Co. of the Pacific, 333 NLRB 717 (2001), and set a new standard for employers wishing to withdraw recognition of a union when there is evidence that the union no longer represents a majority of the bargaining unit. According to a... Read More

May 15, 2019

In 2018, three administrative rulings and court cases provided valuable guidance to businesses regarding the following Iowa sales and use tax issues: Sourcing of services provided remotely. The types of equipment eligible for the exemption for research and development. The scope of the exemption for services related to new construction. The following summaries provide... Read More

September 25, 2018

By Bruce Baker and Dwayne Vande Krol The passage of Senate File 2417 during the 2018 legislative session resulted in many changes to Iowa’s tax code.In an earlier post, we highlighted some of the more significant changes affecting business entities. In this post we’ll address 10 key changes to Iowa’s sales... Read More

September 20, 2018

The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation today issued the below messageregarding a delay in the launch of its new electronic filing system: NOTICE OF DELAY FOR START OF THE IOWA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ELECTRONIC FILING, CASE MANAGEMENT, HEARING SCHEDULING AND EDI SYSTEM (WCES). The Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation is announcing a delay... Read More

September 17, 2018

The Iowa Legislature made extensive changes to Iowa’s tax code with the passage of Senate File 2417 during its 2018 legislative session. The Legislature’s stated objective was to update and modernize Iowa’s tax system to better match the “new economy.” The bill made changes to many of the taxes imposed and... Read More

September 10, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds and Iowa Legislature Enacts Statutes Requiring Retailers with No In-State Physical Presence to Collect Sales Tax By Bruce Baker and Dwayne Vande Krol On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court held in South Dakota v. Wayfair[1] that states could subject out-of-state retailers to sales taxes even if... Read More

September 6, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law on December 22, 2017 and is the most significant tax reform we have seen in over 30 years. With two-thirds of 2018 already passed, it’s worth revisiting the new law to ensure you’re prepared come tax season. Major elements of the... Read More

May 21, 2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a directive extending for another two years the moratorium on enforcing written affirmative action plan obligations against health care employers who participate in the TRICARE program.The directive extends the moratorium, which was set to expire early... Read More

January 19, 2018

If you were caught up in all of the holiday festivities of December, you may have missed a flurry of activity from the NLRB that resulted in a banner week for employers. In mid-December, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) issued a number of significant decisions – and not only... Read More

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