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UPCOMING CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT LAW IN 2020

Public Act 101-0221 is an important piece of legislation that set to make major changes to Illinois employment law next year. Some of the key provisions involve the creation of the Workplace Transparency Act (which effects all sorts of employment agreements such as non-competes, confidentiality provisions, and settlements) and the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety A...
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GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT CANNABIS ACT

GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT TO CANNABIS ACT On December 4, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed legislation into law as Public Act 101-0593 adding language to what is commonly known as the Cannabis Act so that it now states: Nothing in this Act shall be construed to create or imply a cause of action for any person against an employer for: (1) actions taken p...
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JOB CREATION TAX CREDITS FOR YOUR BUSINESS – ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

Operating a business is no small task, and we know how high the costs can get to keep everything running. Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC  encourages you to consult with an experienced business attorney about tax credits that may be applicable to your business. Most states across the U.S. provide tax credit incentives to companies that create jobs or invest in certain industrie...
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) TAX CREDIT – REDUCE YOUR TAX LIABILITY

Has your business developed or designed a new product or process? Has it improved upon an existing prototype or software? Has your company in any way done research to develop a different product or method of production? If so, your company might be eligible to claim the federal Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. WHAT IS THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) TAX CREDIT? ...
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