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Dec 29, 2014

Increased Federal Scrutiny Warrants Another Look at I-9 Compliance

Last month, we talked about 1-9 requirements here.

This month, I was interviewed by The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel regarding I-9 Compliance.

Below is a more detailed description of I-9 requirements and steps a company can take to avoid inadvertent errors:

The I-9 form is required for every employee of the company, including its officers, executives or partners. It is important to remember that the review and certification of an employee’s documents must be done in person with the original documents.» Read More

May 21, 2013

Would You Like ICE with Your I-9?

In the SEA M&A Liquidity Advisor Newsletter, I am discussing what business owners should know about I-9 audits.

Unless you’ve been hunting in the Outback for the last few years, you should be deeply aware of government’s concern regarding the employment of undocumented workers. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has dramatically stepped up its audit and enforcement activity, otherwise known as I-9 audits.  

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Mar 22, 2013

Guidance for Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures for Non-Resident, Non-Filer Taxpayers

We previously wrote a blog post on the program the IRS launched in September of 2012 for certain taxpayers with offshore income who might qualify for a program which is an alternative to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program. On February 27, 2013, the IRS issued an informative publication giving guidance on issues taxpayers considering entering the program for non-resident, non-filers should consider.» Read More