No Resolution on Internet Sales Tax Bill

Retail

By Adam Goode

The 113th Congress adjourned in December 2014 without passing the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (MFA), which was passed by the Senate in 2013 but was ... read more >

Determining Lost Profits Damages in Patent Infringement Cases

As technology and innovation increase, patents protecting innovations increase as well. And of course, as multiple companies continue to file for new patents, ... read more >

Strong Consumer Confidence Sets Stage for a Strong Retail Season

Retail

By Donald Applegarth

A newly-released consumer survey indicates continued enthusiasm for the holiday shopping season. According to our friends at The Private Bank, a newly-released ... read more >

New York Bans Fracking After Health Report

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) administration announced on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in the State ... read more >

IRS Standard Mileage Rates For 2015 Announced

Tax

By Jessica Murtha

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has issued Notice 2014-79, which provides the optional 2015 standard mileage rates used to calculate the ... read more >

It's All About That Bonus: The Tax Extenders Bill

The tax extenders bill in Congress has passed in the House and Senate, and President Obama is expected to sign the bill. Formally known as the Tax Increase ... read more >

Cyber Security Hits a Nerve With Media During Holiday Shopping Season

Did you battle the crowds on Black Friday? Surf the web for deals on Cyber Monday? Chances are pretty good that you did at least one of those activities…if ... read more >

Thinking About the B Word - Budgeting Your Money

With the holidays around the corner, and all of the over-spending that goes along with the season’s celebrations, we thought it was time to take ... read more >

Fair Value Measurements Disclosures for Investments are Changing Again!

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would remove the requirement to categorize ... read more >