Legal Issues to Consider When Drafting a Work from Home Policy

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According to a Clutch report, 66% of US employees surveyed were working from home during the pandemic. The rise of remote working is a necessity of the time, but it has many businesses considering working remotely as an ongoing option for their business. With so many businesses new to the concept, many executives don’t fully understand their full legal obligations and responsibilities. Before drafting a work from home policy, here are some legal issues to consider:

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Digital Estate Planning: The New Normal

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Estate planning is about protecting your assets. In modern society, that includes your digital assets as well. Who will shut down my social profiles when I die? Who will take control of my websites and email accounts? Answers to these questions should be in your digital estate plan.

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Covid-19 Real Estate Contract Addendum

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples is Essential 

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Marriage isn’t what it used to be. Marriage rates have fallen and, according to the U.S. Census Bureauthe number of U.S. adults in cohabitating, but not married, relationships has risen 29% since 2007. The law favors marriage heavily when it comes to managing assets, so it is essential that unmarried couples organize their assets in case of sudden incapacitation or death. Below are some tips to consider when thinking about estate planning for unmarried couples.

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Florida Reduces Sales Tax for Commercial Rent

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As of January 1, 2020, the Florida legislature reduced the state commercial rental tax from 5.7% to 5.5%. This adjustment affects the sales tax that commercial real estate owners charge and receive from tenants including commercial office space, retail, warehouses and specific self-storage units. Note that it only applies for rental periods that begin on or after January 1, 2020.

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