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California Property Taxes: Basic Rules for Legal Entities

By Kenneth Kleinkopf California has several rules that can have a substantial impact on your property taxes. Given the new limitations imposed by the 2017 Tax…

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De Minimis Off-The-Clock Work

by Susannah L. Ashton It is becoming more common for employees to have access to their work email on their personal or business-issued cell phone, and when an…

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Game Changer: Do you use Independent Contractors?

Do you use Independent Contractors? Make sure they are properly classified under new game changing California Supreme Court decision. By Sara Boyns In April…

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The New Tax Law: Do I Need To Amend My Estate Plan?

By Kenneth S. Kleinkopf The new tax law - formally known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") - is effective as of January 1, 2018. This article addresses…

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NEWSLETTER – New Gender Identification Laws Will Impact California Employers

By Angus J. Cannon American society has traditionally recognized only two gender identifications - male and female. However, recent California law has created…

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NEWSLETTER – Proposed Changes to PAGA May Limit Lawsuits Filed by “Aggrieved” Employees

By Susannah L. Ashton The Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”), Labor Code sections 2699 et seq., permits aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to…

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