Recent News and Updates
Clients in real estate transactions often have questions about closing costs. What are they? How expensive can they be? How are they split between buyer and seller?
EEO-1 Component 2 data (for calendar years 2017 AND 2018 only) is due by September 30, 2019. The data submission portal is nearly ready, and a static page, along with a wealth of information in the form of FAQs, is now available. The FAQ page includes information on filing requirements, summary compensation data, hours worked and confidentiality of data, among other topics.
Several Critchfield clients who recently formed limited liability companies (LLCs) have received letters asking them to purchase an overpriced Certificate of Good Standing. The Certificate of Good Standing is unnecessary in most cases and companies soliciting you to makes these purchases are running a scam.
Two of the most common and costly wage and hour mistakes an employer can make are: (1) misclassifying employees as independent contractors; and (2) misclassifying non-exempt employees as exempt. Kim Hall describes strategies to avoid these issues.
The U.S. Department of Transportation operates a program known as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) to remedy ongoing discrimination and the continuing effects of past discrimination in federally-assisted highway, and other transit projects.
Many people satisfy their philanthropic goals through their estate plan, but this requires careful planning to ensure that your charitable intentions are accomplished.
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston is pleased to announce that Member Sarah Baker is the 2019 recipient of the ATHENA Young Professional Award.
Almost everyone knows (or has heard) of the importance of having (at least) a will in place. It is a simple estate planning document, but is extremely important to make sure your wishes are carried out after your passing.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is set to begin the collection of W-2 wage information from mid-sized and large employers that includes total hours worked broken down by gender, race and ethnicity—known as “Component 2” data.
A second marriage later in life can trigger several issues regarding who will receive assets upon one spouse's death. However, additional issues may arise related to a spouse needing long term care (nursing home/assisted living).