ESOP Client Alert – Game Changer: 100% ESOP-Owned Government Contractors Eligible for Sole Source Awards on Follow-On Contracts
ESOP-owned government contractors received a holiday gift last week when President Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act.
Government Contracts & Defense Industries Client Alert – Making Sense of the DOJ Cyber-Fraud Initiative and What it Means For Defense Contractor Compliance
The Department of Justice recently announced the launch of a Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which has direct implications for government contractors and serves as a warning that slack cybersecurity practices will be a target of Government enforcement action.
Employee Benefits Client Alert – Retirement Plan Limitations, ACA Numbers and Limits, Premium Tax Credit Reference Guide, and Medicare Cost Comparison
Kaufman & Canoles’ ESOPs & Employee Benefits Practice Group is pleased to provide reference materials as 2022 approaches.
Credit Union Alert – NCUA Extends Flexibility for Federal Credit Unions
NCUA has issued Letter to Federal Credit Unions 21-FCU-06. In its letter, NCUA notes the continued need for flexibility when conducting meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic and has extended the ability for federal credit unions to conduct meetings virtually in 2022, provided the federal credit union has adopted a specific bylaw amendment allowing for virtual meetings.
2022 ACA Numbers & Limitations Reference Chart
John Peterson has created a 2021 ACA Numbers & Limitations Reference Chart.
2022 Premium Tax Credit Chart
John Peterson has created a 2021 Premium Tax Credit Chart.
Government Contracts & Defense Industries Team Client Alert – The Government Contractor Mandate
President Biden issued Executive Order 14042 on September 9, 2021, requiring federal contractors to comply with COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
Employment Law Alert – OSHA Issues Long-Awaited Rule Requiring Mandatory “Vaccinate or Test Weekly” Rule for Companies with 100 or More Employees
On November 4, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard, requiring all employers with 100 or more employees in Virginia to develop and implement a policy requiring mandatory vaccination of all employees, or implement a vaccinate or weekly test-and-mask regimen.
Health Care Client Alert – The New Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Rule
On November 4, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued an “interim final rule with comment period” requiring most hospitals and other Medicare- and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers to develop and implement rules for mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 by their employees.
Government Contracts & Defense Industries Team Client Alert – U.S. Government Accountability Office Releases Report Calling for Enhanced Efforts by the DoD to Curtail Procurement Fraud
U.S. Government Accountability Office Releases Report Calling for Enhanced Efforts by the DoD to Curtail Procurement Fraud