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Final Tangible Property Repair Regulations

Final Tangible Property Repair Regulations

Late last year, the IRS issued final tangible property repair regulations. This affects businesses that have made repairs or improvements to tangible property, such as buildings, machinery, equipment and vehicles. Key changes: Costs incurred to acquire, produce or...

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New York Corporate Tax Reform

New York Corporate Tax Reform

New FAQ page addresses questions about New York corporate tax reform Comprehensive corporate tax reform for New York State was enacted earlier this year, mostly effective for tax years beginning January 1, 2015. The legislated changes include a new nexus standard,...

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Breastfeeding in the Workplace: New York State Law

Breastfeeding in the Workplace: New York State Law

As a logical follow-up to our post about pregnancy discrimination, this post will discuss the law in New York regarding breastfeeding in the workplace. New York State Labor Law provides that an employer shall provide reasonable unpaid break time or permit an employee...

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Employee Compensation and Benefits: Are You Competitive?

Employee Compensation and Benefits: Are You Competitive?

Do you wonder whether your employee compensation and benefits packages are competitive with respect to current market conditions and industry standards? It is an HR best practice to evaluate your company’s compensation and benefit programs on an annual basis.  So...

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Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace has been illegal for decades, since the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) back in 1978. The law, which was an amendment to the 1964 federal Civil Rights Act, prohibits businesses from making employment...

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Workplace Flexibility: Trends and Insights

Workplace Flexibility: Trends and Insights

Are you looking for inexpensive yet effective ways to attract and retain top performers as skills gaps in the labor force widen and the fight for talent becomes fiercer?  Evolving expectations about work have changed what it takes to satisfy workers, including:...

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Employee Recognition Program

Employee Recognition Program

One of the most important aspects of successful retention is an effective employee recognition program. When examining what employees are looking for in terms of benefits and pay, organizations often overlook employee recognition programs, which can be a very low-cost...

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