Americans can’t help but think of Tax Day once the month of April arrives. While business taxpayers have been diligently paying Uncle Sam quarterly throughout the year, personal taxes come due but once per year – on the dreaded April 15th. This year, as Tax Day looms, many wonder what they will do if they…

We’ve always known the Supreme Court is a political institution. Justices are appointed by presidents representing political parties, and those appointments are coveted to the extreme. And we even refer to Justices as “conservative” or “liberal” based on their voting history. But the Court itself has taken great pains to keep the bitterness that can…

While scammers on the internet have surely gotten more and more sophisticated, one busted scammer is making headlines due to the fact that his sophisticated fake-invoice scam bilked two of the biggest tech companies out of millions. Fortunately, despite committing these crimes abroad, the scammer was found out, arrested and extradited to New York, where…

When you make money from marijuana, you must pay taxes on it. So says the IRS. Possessing, distributing, or selling marijuana, however, is illegal. So says the federal government. No matter how you look at it, pot is a booming business that one part of the government recognizes for its purposes, while another part considers…

In any given workplace, there are (or should be) a definitive set of rules and policies that guide employee and company behavior. That way, if something goes wrong, the first question can be: “Did we follow our rules?” After that, you can determine if the rules or policies should be updated or changed to avoid…

In January 2019, BuzzFeed laid off more than 200 workers across the nation. The way they approached the layoffs infuriated many of the workers and shined a new spotlight on paid time off laws in the U.S.   BuzzFeed Has the Law on Its Side Paid time off (PTO) statutes differ dramatically from one state…

While law enforcement officers are more diligent than ever about collecting forensic evidence in rape investigations, they often still lack the financial resources to ensure rape kits are tested in a timely fashion. According to some estimates, hundreds of thousands of untested kits remain in police and crime lab storage facilities nationwide. This means that…

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