On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued an announcement, increasing the optional standard mileage rate – used to deduct eligible business trips in a vehicle on tax returns – for the final six months of 2022 from 58.5 cents per mile to 62.5 cents per mile. The new rate will be effective beginning July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.  The old rate of 58.5 cents per mile will remain in effective through June 30, 2022.

Jason Resnick

On June 15, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), which allows employees to sue their employer on behalf of the state and seek monetary penalties on behalf of other employees, does not permit them to sidestep arbitration agreements which require such individual actions be brought in an individual arbitration rather than in court. (Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana).

Jason Resnick

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