Category Archives: Regulations

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) online permit training and exam

Do I Need a Permit? Spotted Lanternfly permits are required for Businesses and Organizations if you are moving within or from the quarantine zone in the course of your work. Click here for more information on permit compliance Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) online permit training and exam The most responsible people

Tax Reform Summary Report

Northeast Equipment Dealers Association and other associations are providing this summary of the tax reform legislation and the amendment they secured for equipment dealers.  Just announced, Congress passed the unified version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill speedily made its way through both chambers with limited amendments.

Ag Gets Temporary Waiver from ELD Requirements

Ag Gets Temporary Waiver from ELD Requirements The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced it is granting a 90-day waiver from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule that was set to go into effect December 17, 2017. The reason for the 90-day waiver is to give the agency

Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules

BLOCKED! Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules With Last-Minute Ruling Rules Will Not Take Effect On December 1; Future Thereafter Uncertain On November 22, 2016, District Court Judge Mazzant blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL’s) overtime rule from taking effect on December 1. The fate of the overtime rules is

Mandatory Federal Posting Change

MANDATORY FEDERAL POSTING CHANGE Effective August 1, 2016 Effective August 1, 2016, employers must post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) postings. (See below for changes) 2016 has been a year of ever-changing federal and state posting laws. With the recent mandatory federal change

Connecticut Oversize & Overweight Permit Fee Increases

Connecticut Oversize & Overweight Permit Fee Increases Effective July 1, 2016, Connecticut will increase the costs to obtain oversize and overweight permits. Legislation sponsored by Democratic leadership will raise the costs for individual permits from $23 to $30. It will also raise the cost of an “electronic transmittal fee” to

Health Care Law: Tax Considerations for Employers with fewer than 50 Employees

Health Care Law: Tax Considerations for Employers with fewer than 50 Employees Some of the tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act apply only to employers with fewer than 50 full-time or full-time equivalent employees. Employers with fewer than 50 employees should take note of these tax considerations: More than

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule Last Thursday, FMCSA announced its long-awaited final rule requiring the adoption and use of electronic logging devices by all drivers currently required to complete paper records of duty status. The 500 page rule has been summarized by American Trucking Associations staff and is available

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