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June 13, 2019

July Is Always the “New January” for Employment Laws, But This Year Takes the Cake!

Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.

ASAP
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May 24, 2019

Puerto Rico Treasury Again Extends Deadlines to Request Federal Employee Retention Benefit After Hurricanes Irma And María

On May 17, 2019, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury granted an additional extension until June 30, 2019 for employers to request the Federal Employee Retention Benefit related to Hurricanes Irma and María.

ASAP
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May 9, 2019

Puerto Rico Treasury Department Issues New Quarterly Tax Return for Withholding Payments for Services Rendered

The Puerto Rico Treasury recently issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 19-10 to announce the issuance of a new Quarterly Return and its electronic filing procedures, and to establish a minimum tax withholding amount.

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May 2, 2019

Massachusetts Extends Critical Compliance Deadlines Under the Paid Family Medical Leave Law

On May 1, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave offered Massachusetts businesses a temporary reprieve by extending two key deadlines critical to the implementation of the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law.

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April 30, 2019

Puerto Rico DOL Allows Employers to File Unemployment Returns on Paper for First Quarter of 2019

The Puerto Rico DOL has issued a last-minute administrative determination allowing employers to submit their quarterly unemployment returns corresponding to the first quarter of 2019 on paper instead of electronically.

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April 3, 2019

Updated Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations Offer Additional Guidance as July 1 Effective Date Draws Near

On March 29, 2019, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development released an updated version of the proposed Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave regulations.

Dear Littler
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April 3, 2019

Dear Littler: Can Employees be Exempt from Income Tax?

A new employee claims he is not subject to income tax. Is this possible? How should we direct HR to respond?

ASAP
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March 28, 2019

Puerto Rico DOL Announces that Employers Must Submit Unemployment Tax Returns Electronically

The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources has announced that in an effort to improve services and reduce public expenses, all employers will be required to submit their unemployment tax returns electronically starting April 1, 2019.

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March 5, 2019

Supreme Court Holds "Compensation" for Lost Time Is Taxable under the RRTA

On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos that a railroad’s payment to an employee for work time lost due to an on-the-job injury is taxable compensation under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA).

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January 4, 2019

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Announces 2019 Limits on Qualified Retirement Plans

On December 31, 2018, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury issued Internal Revenue Informative Bulletin No. 18-24, announcing the 2019 applicable limits for Puerto Rico qualified retirement plans.

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