Legal Alert: IRS Deadline Moved Up to January 31, 2017

January 13, 2017 — In  accordance with the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, employers and small businesses must now file their annual Forms W-2 and, with respect to independent contractors, Forms 1099-Misc by no later than January 31 each year. For more information, please see the IRS’s Employers Face New Jan. 31…

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Pro Bono Partnership Receives Transformative Grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

WHITE PLAINS, NY – January 1, 2017 – Pro Bono Partnership today announced that The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is providing a grant of $15,000 to fund the Partnership’s program of pro bono legal services in the Greater New Haven region of south central Connecticut this year. The Foundation’s grant will support the Partnership’s free, direct legal…

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Legal Alert: Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold Effective 12/31/16

December 28, 2016 — Yesterday, the New York Department of Labor adopted new wage orders that will increase the weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions from the current $675 per week to the varying levels listed below. These changes will go into effect on December 31, 2016. The new salary thresholds in…

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Legal Alert: Proposed Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold for Administrative and Executive Exemptions

December 2, 2016 — By now most of you have likely heard that the proposed changes to the US Department of Labor’s overtime regulations have been enjoined by a federal district court in Texas. This means that the changes, which, in part, would have increased the salary threshold for the white collar exemptions (administrative, professional and…

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