On March 1, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that agency fee objectors (“fair share members”) cannot be compelled to pay for union lobbying expenses. The NLRB held that lobbying activity is not part of the union’s representational function, and therefore lobbying expenses are not chargeable to such nonmembers. Furthermore, a union must ... Read More ›
The following is a summary of individual tax changes effective in 2018:The new brackets under the tax act are: 10%, 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, 35% and 37%. The deduction for personal exemptions has been suspended for years 2018 through 2025. The standard deduction was increased as follows:$24,000 married filing joint or a surviving spouse $18,000 for head of ... Read More ›
The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was approved by Congress on December 20, 2017 and signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. This sweeping tax reform act will bring many changes to individuals as well as businesses and is effective as of January 1, 2018.
One of the changes that will affect many ... Read More ›