Government and School Districts Articles
Posted by Sara Dayton on July 17, 2020
The CARES Act enacted by Congress on March 27, established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 billion to the fund for COVID-19 related expenses for states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, tribal governments, and local governments with populations over 500,000.
Posted by Sara Dayton on May 08, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, GASB has postponed the effective dates of certain provisions in Statements and Implementation Guides that first became effective or are scheduled to become effective for periods beginning after June 15, 2018, and later.
Posted by Seth Hennard on March 30, 2020
In response to the extended decrease in the operational capacity of many entities due to COVID-19, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has provided administrative, financial management, and audit requirement relief for certain Federal grant regulations.
Posted by Mark Janulewicz on March 18, 2020
This article summarizes the leave provisions contained in the bill passed by the House on March 16, 2020. The Senate is expected to make significant changes to the bill, which may expand the provisions described below to more employers.
Posted by Kristin Re’ on January 17, 2020
The “gig economy” has opened plenty of new opportunities for employers and workers. However, leasing employees isn't completely worry-free. Depending on how you manage worker leasing relationships, you may still have certain responsibilities.
Posted by Bryan Staniszewski on January 13, 2020
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was mainly intended to help individuals save more for retirement. But the new law also contains provisions that help simplify the administration of retirement plans for employers and allow more employees to participate in 401(k) plans.
Posted by Stephanie Wilkinson on June 14, 2019
Many people have long recognized and cherished the emotional support available from their pets. An emerging category of service animal is a psychiatric service dog.