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Archive for October, 2016

California Temporarily Suspends Teachers from List of Professionals Exempt From Overtime

On September 12, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2230. The law temporarily suspends the earnings standard associated with qualifying certain teachers who work at private elementary or secondary academic institutions in the state. The suspension will remain in place until July 1, 2017, at which time a revised earnings standard for […]

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New Form I-9 Coming November

In November 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced proposed changes to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The Office of Management and Budget recently approved the final version of the new Form I-9, and the USCIS must publish a revised version by November 22, 2016. In the meantime, employers must continue using […]

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Vow of Poverty did not Exempt Pastor from Tax

Background The pastor signed a vow of poverty in which he agreed to give all his property and future income to the church. In return the church agreed to provide for his physical, financial, and personal needs, including his housing, all ministry expenses, and any other needs. The church established an apostolic bank account. The […]

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Update: White Collar Employees Minimum Wage

For several months now we have been telling you about the upcoming change in the minimum salary “white collar” employees will be required to earn on an annual basis to continue to be exempt from overtime rules. (For more information on the new rules you can visit our bookstore where you will find several useful […]

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