Medical Marijuana in the work place?

Medical Marijuana has become a popular topic of discussion, especially in the work place. Employers are being forced to take a closer look at their drug policies and make decisions on how this could impact their policies.  Some interesting statistics below found on the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry website. • 33,614 new patient applications have been received to date since the …

Written By: StaffScapes

Major tax changes take effect on January 1, 2011.

Recently reported by Americans for Tax Reform, beginning on January 1, 2011, virtually everyone will be affected by tax increases based on expirations of prior tax cuts and recently enacted laws. Below is a list of a few tax changes coming in 2011, however this by no means is a complete listing of tax changes: Personal income tax table changes. …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Onerous 1099-MISC Reporting Starting in 2012

A highly overlooked aspect of the health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is the expanded 1099-MISC reporting requirements. The 1099-MISC reporting is being expanded in two different ways. The first expansion requires businesses to include payments made to corporations, and the second expands reporting to include payments of property.  The definition of “property” is still unclear, but …

Written By: Jake Stratton

When your mobile phone becomes a threat

Cell phones are a way of life.  We update our Facebook accounts, check e-mail, find a restaurant, text our significant others and even occasionally talk to someone.  But increasingly, cell phones are becoming a vehicle for what is being labeled as “textual harassment” or harassment via text messages.  It’s easy to discount, thinking that this is a simple issue and …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy