On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 into law. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively, the “Acts”), signed March 30, 2010, the Acts represent a… More
As a result of various new federal income tax laws, regulations, and other guidance issued in 2009 and over the last few years, many important federal individual income tax law changes go into effect during 2010. These changes impact a… More
Between the current credit crunch and the decline in property values, many companies are struggling, especially those heavily invested in real estate. As a result, many investors are asking themselves whether the time is right to “throw in the towel.”… More
The recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (commonly referred to as the “Recovery Act”) significantly amended some of the rules governing the recognition of cancellation of indebtedness (“COD”) income in response to the current economic crisis.
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (commonly referred to as the “Recovery Act”) into law. While the impact of the Recovery Act on individuals has been widely publicized, the Recovery Act… More
On January 14, 2009, the National Resources Defense Council (“NRDC”) petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or “Agency”) to revise a number of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (“NESHAPs”).
On March 10, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or “Agency”) published a prepublication Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) which, if implemented as proposed, would require annual reporting of greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions from a broad range of facilities,… More
Arizona employers may recall that under the minimum wage bill that the voters approved in November 2006, Arizona’s minimum wage is subject to adjustment every January 1 based on any increases in the cost of living as measured by the… More