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FLORIDA BUSINESS LITIGATION: CLAIMS FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGES DO NOT IMPOSE ADDITIONAL BURDENS ON PLAINTIFFS ASSERTING FRAUD CLAIMS

Punitive damages punish and dissuade wrong-doers from committing egregious acts by increasing the damages award to exceed compensable injuries. Cooper Indus., Inc. v. Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., 532 U.S. 424, 432 (2001) (the purpose of punitive damages is to punish … Continue reading

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New Effort to Exempt Crypto Currency from Certain SEC, Tax and Other Regulatory Burdens

A new bill, the Token Taxonomy Act was introduced to congress to amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exclude digital tokens from the definition of a security, to direct the Securities and … Continue reading

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New Report Shows the Burdens of Payroll and Income Taxes

Tax policy discussions have recently given significant attention to income taxes, but it’s important to recognize the other taxes that Americans face. As a new report by the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) shows, for all the attention income taxes … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave Regulations Impose New Paperwork and Contribution Burdens on Employers

With implementation of a tax under the recently enacted Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave Act less than five months away, the newly formed Department of Family and Medical Leave has … more → The post Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave … Continue reading

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Testimony: Tax Burdens and Tax Triggers in Arkansas

With only a month until their final recommendations are due, the Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief legislative task force is working furiously to develop tax reform options for the Natural State. Today, the task force asked me to present again … Continue reading

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