The Biden Administration has signaled an intent to offset costs for the infrastructure plan in part through increased tax liabilities on America’s farming operations. While it is perhaps now more important than ever to maintain estate tax exemptions for farmers to keep family farms in business to keep feeding this nation, we cannot reduce the protections provided through the step-up in basis.
Today, Cal/OSHA posted an amendment to the Emergency Temporary Standard regulation on COVID-19 (ETS). The “readoption” draft will be considered and likely approved by the Cal/OSHA Standards Board when it meets on May 20, 2021.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has overturned an injunction that blocked the application of AB 5, California’s law governing the use of independent contractors (as to independent truckers).