Tag Archives: Rates

Newborn Survival Rates Lower in U.S. Than Other Rich Countries

If you suspect that your newborn’s death was a result of a medical professional’s error, carelessness, or wrongdoing, you need to reach out to a seasoned Baltimore wrongful death attorney without delay. At Arfaa Law Group, we are committed to … Continue reading

Posted in Medical malpractice law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CalPERS Reduces Amortization Period with Impacts to Employer Contribution Rates

This post was authored by Stephanie J. Lowe and Frances Rogers. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) recently decided to change its Actuarial Amortization Policy (“Amortization Policy”), which will impact employer contribution rates for contracting agencies. The revised Amortization … Continue reading

Posted in Employment and Labour Law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Premiums Rising Thanks To Rising Car Crash Rates

In many states, including Georgia, car insurance is a requirement for owning and driving a vehicle. Many factors can determine your insurance rates, including age, marital status, and driving record. Other factors may be behind what is being seen as … Continue reading

Posted in Products Liability | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Updated Historical Federal Transfer Tax Rates, Exemptions, and Related Information Table

I have updated this table to include 2018 data based on inflation adjustments and changes in the 2017 Tax Act. The $11,180,000 exemption and exemption equivalent amounts for estate, gift and GST tax are not yet out, so estimates are … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

US Copyright Royalty Board Significantly Raises Rates on Streaming: Is it Enough?

The Copyright Royalty Board in the United States has issued an initial determination and accompanying regulations that raise the amount of royalty available to songwriters for streaming, which will impact services such as Pandora, Spotify, Apple and YouTube.  Variety has … Continue reading

Posted in Copyright Law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment