Tag Archives: Exemptions

Texas Bankruptcy Exemptions

You can look at the Texas bankruptcy exemptions chart to see whether you can protect the property you value from creditors. Everything you own is placed into a bankruptcy estate when you file for bankruptcy but exemptions let you keep … Continue reading

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Department Of Labor Proposes to Increase the Minimum Salary to Qualify for FLSA Overtime Exemptions

This Special Bulletin was authored by Tony G. Carvalho. On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if implemented, will affect the minimum wage and overtime-exempt status of many employees under the … Continue reading

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Overview of 2019 Estate Exemptions Tax

The slogan for many with the turn of the year has been “New Year, New Me”.  In homage to this phrase, the time has come to address “New Year, New Tax Changes”.  Tax changes affect most, if not all, of … Continue reading

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Judge Suspends Rules Expanding Exemptions to the Contraceptive Mandate

Courts have given corporations personhood for rights like freedom of speech, but are business entities capable of holding sincere religious or moral beliefs? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Labor think so, at … Continue reading

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Lund on Religious Exemptions

Christopher C. Lund (Wayne State University Law School) has posted Religious Exemptions, Third-Party Harms, and the False Analogy to Church Taxes (Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 106, p. 679, 2018 (symposium)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: In recent years, scholars have … Continue reading

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