IRS Extends Physical Presence Exemption For Witnessing Electronic Signatures Again

The IRS has extended the temporary exemption from the requirement that certain signatures must be seen “in the physical presence” of a representative of the plan or a solicitor until the end of 2022. (The physical attendance requirement is imposed under IRS regulations regarding electronic consents and elections for certain retirement plans, including 401(k) plans.) …

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Amendments to Schedule III of Companies Act, 2013: An Overview

10. Disclosure whether the revaluation of assets is based on the valuation by a motorhome: When the company has revalued its tangible fixed assets, the company must disclose whether the revaluation is based on the valuation by a registered valuer as defined in Rule 2 of the rules for companies (registered appraisers and valuation), 2017. …

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Court Blocks Enforcement of Certain ACA Section 1557 and Title VII Non-Discrimination Rules Against Christian Employer Group

Christian Employers Alliance v. EEOC, No. 1:21-cv-195 (DND, May 16, 2022) A federal court has prevented HHS and the EEOC from enforcing certain interpretations by agencies of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against a Christian employer group. The group assists member employers in providing …

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Fifth Circuit Suspends Proceedings Over Release of Portions of No Surprises Act IDR Regulations

Texas Med. associate v. HHS, 2022 WL 542879 (ED Tex. 2022); on appeal to 5th Cir., No. 22-40264, Doc. 00516304229 (May 3, 2022) At the request of the IRS, DOL and HHS, the Fifth Circuit has suspended the agencies’ appeals from the lawsuit, vacating key portions of preliminary final regulations implementing the No Surprises’ independent …

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How the global consumer trends of 2022 could impact your business

Times have changed in recent years, haven’t they? There are so many differences all over the world not only in our personal life but also in our professional life. Changing times affect everyone, including customers. Your clients are rethinking their needs when it comes to their accounting professionals. Gone are the days when customers only …

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Global Tax Agreement: Time for an Updated Impact Assessment

It was reported this week that during her recent trip to Poland, Finance Minister Janet Yellen offered estimates from the EU tax observatory as evidence that the Polish government would benefit from supporting the global tax deal. Poland has been cautious about supporting EU legislation to implement the minimum tax rules, and Minister Yellen tried …

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