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Keeping your balance: Tax consequences of gifts, awards, prizes (access required)

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With the holiday season right around the corner, it is important for both employers and employees to be reminded about the tax consequences of receiving gifts, awards and other prizes. Whether it is a free turkey at Thanksgiving, an award ...

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Fire Captains Covered by ‘First Responder’ Reg (access required)

A DOL 2004 “first responder regulation” did not change plaintiff fire captains’ ineligibility for enhanced overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the fire captains still are covered by the Act’s executive ...

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IT Contract Workers Show FLSA Class (access required)

In this overtime pay suit against a government IT contractor, the Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge conditionally certifies a class of network and system administrators who worked on defendant’s Military Sealift Command Afloat Contract out of defendant’s Chesapeake office. ...

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