The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27 contains significant enhancements to the employee retention tax credit enacted under the CARES Act.
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On August 10, 2020, the San Francisco Superior Court granted the State of California a preliminary injunction requiring Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees.  People of the


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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which has been signed into law, requires companies that employ less than 500 employees to pay 80 hours of sick leave and up
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On Sept. 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill No. 5 (AB 5) into law in California. The landmark legislation, which came into effect Jan. 1, 2020, promises to
Continue Reading AB 5, California’s Gig-Work Law, Could Mean Inconsistent Federal and State Tax Treatment for Workers