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  • Take a closer look – How to gain more control over workers’ comp costs

    March / April 2019
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 966

    Abstract: Many contractors can’t help but notice that workers’ compensation premiums are their single highest insurance cost. This article suggests taking a closer look at why this is, including researching classification codes, forecasting postaudit adjustments and being wary of owner-controlled insurance programs. A sidebar advises contractors to factor workers’ comp costs into their estimating process.

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  • Do you need to file gift tax returns? Avoid these common mistakes

    January / February 2019
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 966

    Abstract: As the combined gift and estate tax exemption continues to increase, fewer families will be subject to federal gift taxes. If a person’s wealth is well within the exemption amount, does that mean he or she doesn’t need to file a gift tax return? This article examines situations in which it’s necessary (and desirable) to file a return. A sidebar explains the benefits of making direct payments of medical and education expenses.

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  • Two’s company? — There’s plenty to consider before buying a second franchise

    September / October 2012
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 966

    Abstract: Purchasing a second franchise is one of the biggest moves a dealer may ever make. This article looks at some of the steps to take in the decision-making process. They include choosing the right franchise for the market, determining the right price for the franchise, projecting profitability carefully, and projecting how the franchise will affect profits at the original store. A sidebar discusses what the manufacturer might require.

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  • Silence is costly – Plaintiff’s inaction key in racial discrimination case

    March / April 2010
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 966

    Abstract: When an African-American worker experienced several episodes of racial harassment, management took a number of steps to nip it in the bud, and the HR representative asked the worker to keep him informed of any further incidents. Such incidents continued, but the worker kept silent. He eventually quit and then sued, alleging that he’d been subjected to a racially hostile work environment and constructively discharged. This article discusses an appeals court’s findings, while a sidebar discusses a different outcome in a similar harassment case.

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