Archive for the 'Regulatory-Compliance' Category

Potential Whistleblowers Know Your Rights

By David S Caldwell No business, no matter how powerful, is above the law. Nonetheless, far too many businesses are able to conduct illegal activities by covering up their dealings in layers of fraud and manipulation. When their actions involve defrauding the government, by underpaying taxes, for example, employees who become aware of illegal activity […]

New Interim Rule on HIPAA Penalties Gets Going

By Jaun Paul If the old HIPAA penalty rules confused you, don’t expect too much from the new one; it’s just a little better than the old one. HSS issued an interim final rule with request for comments under the HITECH Act revisions on October 30, 2009. The HITECH stature requires HHS to develop new […]

Independent Contractor Vs Employee The Exponential Risk of Worker Misclassification

By Jeff Phelps Think twice before routinely classifying that next worker as an independent contractor or employee, or be prepared to write the Internal Revenue Service a large check for unpaid taxes, penalties and fines, should the worker be found incorrectly classified during an audit. In addition, employers in violation of worker classification laws should […]

Tips and Tricks to Get a FFL License

By Martin Wickerman For obvious reasons, let me say that I’m in no way about to suggest anything improper or inappropriate to help you get a FFL license. If you don’t meet the requirements to obtain one then you probably shouldn’t have one. On the other hand, many people are denied their FFL license because […]