Tag Archive: Supreme Court

  • ACA and Employer Mandate Back in National Spotlight

    | January 9, 2015 | Add a comment

    On Thursday, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan measure to restore the definition of full-time work to 40 hours instead of 30 under the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is gearing up to consider a legal challenge in King v. Burwell that could eliminate the employer … »

  • Supreme Court to Hear Overcriminalization Case in Yates v. United States

    | November 5, 2014 | Add a comment

    Today, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of John L. Yates v. United States of America. Mr. Yates is accused of violating the anti-document shredding provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, legislation passed shortly after the 2001 Enron scandal, for throwing three undersized red grouper overboard after … »

  • Circuits Split on Availability of ACA Exchange Subsidies

    | July 22, 2014 | Add a comment

    This morning, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidated a 2012 IRS rule allowing tax subsidies in federal insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. Within hours, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a contrary … »

  • Internet

    States Target Internet and Telecom for Exorbitant Taxes

    | July 22, 2011 | Add a comment

    State governments are starving for more money to pay for their broken budgets. To feed the budgetary beast, state governments are imposing unusually high taxes on a sector of the economy that has been investing billions of dollars in innovation and job creation—the Internet and telecommunications sector. State governments, as … »