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John T. Vogel, Esq., jvogel@tuckerlaw.com, (412) 594-5622 Most property owners are familiar with the tax appeal process in Pennsylvania.  But many may not be aware of a program that provides tax savings for properties that are devoted for agriculture or forests.  Under the state “Clean and Green Program,” owners may apply for preferential tax treatment whereby property taxes under this Program which are based on values in use rather than fair market values.  This…
Akin to the exasperations of the newly minted “homeschool teachers” the pandemic has created, the Biden administration’s recent Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (Order) is a mix of sound logic and utter frustration. The lengthy and sweeping Order is resoundingly one of the most comprehensive national cybersecurity overhauls to date and ushers the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) into a forward-leaning position of leadership that has been missing…
Whether an individual worker can or should be classified as an employee or independent contractor is a crucial question that every employer needs to answer before bringing on a worker. This article is focused on issues facing Wisconsin employers. This article is broken down into two sections: FAQs Tests which include both Wisconsin and Federal As an initial matter, note that this article uses the word “worker” when referring to an individual who could be…