Tax Law

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Taxing the Rich, and Missing the Point
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Christopher Bergin

The hot tax news is that President Obama has proposed extending the so-called Bush tax cuts but only for the middle class, not for the people the President thinks are rich. (If he gets what he wants can we start calling them the Obama tax cuts?) Apparently... Read More

Pepper Hamilton LLP: Independent Contractor Misclassification Update: IRS’s New Voluntary Classification Program Adds Another Choice for Companies Concerned About Their 1099ers
Posted on 28 Sep 2011 by Pepper Hamilton LLP

By Richard J. Reibstein , Lisa B. Petkun , and Andrew J. Rudolph The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced earlier this week a new program to permit taxpayers to voluntarily reclassify independent contractors as employees for federal... Read More

Taxing the Rich, and Missing the Point
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Christopher Bergin

The hot tax news is that President Obama has proposed extending the so-called Bush tax cuts but only for the middle class, not for the people the President thinks are rich. (If he gets what he wants can we start calling them the Obama tax cuts?) Apparently... Read More

U.S. High Court Upholds Ruling Treating Medical Residents as Employees
Posted on 12 Jan 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on January 11 upheld a U.S. Treasury Department determination that medical residents should be treated as full-time employees when it comes to payroll taxes ( Mayo Foundation for Medical Education... Read More

Tax the Poor to Promote Growth
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by Martin A. Sullivan

In today's Wall Street Journal Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona offers his cure for joblessness (" A Growth Agenda for America "). . . . He wants to lower the corporate rate and flatten the upper-end individuals rates and pay for it by simplifying... Read More