California Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION? The law requires each employer to provide a safe place of employment. When an employee is injured during the course and scope of employment, the injured worker is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits (also referred to as “workman’s comp”).  The workers’ compensation program is an insurance program mandated by the State [...]

By |2020-05-07T23:56:02-07:00May 7th, 2020|Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on California Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)

Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Below are the relevant business tax implications due to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). Business Loans If you have fewer than 500 employees or are self-employed, you are eligible to apply for a business loan of up to $10 million. Interest rates cannot exceed [...]

By |2020-03-30T10:22:08-07:00March 30th, 2020|Business Law, Coronavirus Legal Resources|Comments Off on Business Tax Implications Due To Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)

What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?

What Are Independent Contractors?  Independent contractors are responsible for their own work.  An independent contractor is a person who has decided to independently work for himself or herself. An independent contractor is responsible to pay his own self-employment and payroll taxes, and deal with risks and liabilities attached to his work himself. Independent contractors pay [...]

By |2020-03-27T13:20:12-07:00March 27th, 2020|Business Law|Comments Off on What Is The Difference Between An Independent Contractor & Employee?

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?

EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFITS Many nonprofits hire employees as staff to provide programs, conduct fundraising, maintain accounting, file taxes, and other services.  The nonprofit has the same legal obligations to its employees as any private business corporation, such as prohibitions against discrimination and harassment.  The nonprofit corporation is also obligated to report employee’s income and make [...]

By |2020-03-27T12:44:22-07:00March 26th, 2020|Business Law|Comments Off on Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?