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Ready, Set, Hire! An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 3 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire! An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 3 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire! An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 3 of 6)

James Gilmer
Posted on November 24, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Last week, we tackled the issues of mandatory insurance for employers and compliance posters in the workplace. This week, we will navigate the complicated and often shark-infested legal waters of post offer, pre-employment physical examinations.

Where the Problem Arises

The … Read more

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 2 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 2 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 2 of 6)

Eric Stark
Posted on November 14, 2014, by Eric Stark in Business Compliance, Industry News.

During the last blog entry, I discussed the first two issues that employers are likely to face in the hiring process: job postings and interviews. This week, continuing with the theme chronologically, we will tackle issues involving insurance and … Read more

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 1 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 1 of 6)

Ready, Set, Hire: An Overview of Legal Issues in the Hiring Process for Businesses (Part 1 of 6)

Eric Stark
Posted on November 4, 2014, by Eric Stark in Business Compliance, Industry News.

So, you are ready to hire a new employee to supplement your growing business. This is certainly an exciting time for you and your business. However, as you may already be aware, hiring an employee presents a variety of potential … Read more

Understanding Electronic Filing in Your State

Understanding Electronic Filing in Your State

Understanding Electronic Filing in Your State

James Gilmer
Posted on October 23, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Many states offer electronic filing options for business registration. As more states finally move into the 21st century (half-joking, of course), online filing will become the norm, and mailing a filing will become a thing of the past.

As you … Read more

Online Filing Now Available in Pennsylvania

Online Filing Now Available in Pennsylvania

Online Filing Now Available in Pennsylvania

James Gilmer
Posted on October 9, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Beginning October 8th, the Pennsylvania Department of State is launching online filing services for Pennsylvania professional license holders, corporations, and other business entities.

Businesses incorporating in Pennsylvania, and those obtaining business licenses, can use the online filing service in … Read more

With IRS Form 1023-EZ, Become 501c3 Tax Exempt in Weeks

With IRS Form 1023-EZ, Become 501c3 Tax Exempt in Weeks

With IRS Form 1023-EZ, Become 501c3 Tax Exempt in Weeks

James Gilmer
Posted on August 20, 2014, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

News of the recent release of IRS Form 1023-EZ has spread like wildfire. Introduced in July, the form, designed to streamline the application and approval process for federal tax exemption, has triggered a number of questions throughout the nonprofit world.… Read more

CT Secretary of State Experiencing Delays

James Gilmer
Posted on August 14, 2014, by James Gilmer in Industry News.

8/14/2014 The Connecticut Secretary of State has been experiencing computer and copier issues. Clerks are unable to print copies, certified copies, and confirmations of filings.

The Secretary of State’s office is unsure when all systems will be running normal once … Read more

Illinois Secretary of State Reopens After Fire

Illinois Secretary of State Reopens After Fire

Illinois Secretary of State Reopens After Fire

James Gilmer
Posted on July 23, 2014, by James Gilmer in Industry News.

7/23/2014 – The Illinois Secretary of State is open once more, after a small fire shut down business filing services Tuesday.

If you’re registering in Illinois, expect a bit of a delay, but normal processing times should resume shortly.… Read more

Illinois Secretary of State Closed Due to Small Fire

Illinois Secretary of State Closed Due to Small Fire

Illinois Secretary of State Closed Due to Small Fire

James Gilmer
Posted on July 22, 2014, by James Gilmer in Industry News.

7/22/2014 РThe Illinois Secretary of State is closed today due to a small fire. Though the fire has been contained, the building is experiencing electrical issues and has no air conditioning.

As a result, the state is only able … Read more

UPDATE: New IRS Form 1023-EZ

UPDATE: New IRS Form 1023-EZ

UPDATE: New IRS Form 1023-EZ

James Gilmer
Posted on July 17, 2014, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

On July 1, 2014, IRS Form 1023-EZ was released, give nonprofits a new way of applying for federal tax exemption under 501(c)(3).

At the time of the¬†announcement, there was much uncertainty about the effectiveness and desired outcomes of this … Read more

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