Blog Posts from Montpelier VT
May 05, 2020
Coming up on May 21, Attorney Alexandra Clauss will be offering a course titled, Employee Handbooks 101. In this training you'll learn tips and tricks to starting or improving your employee handbook.
May 01, 2020
An update from the Vermont State House including Addendum 12 of the Governor's Executive Order and Vermont House and Senate activities.
May 01, 2020
On Monday, April 27, VOSHA and the Vermont Department of Health released a required training and form certification.
Apr 24, 2020
Governor Scott continued with his phased approach to slowly reopen certain sectors of business as Vermont health data shows continued improvement in containing COVID-19.
Apr 17, 2020
Today, Governor Scott announced Addendum 10 to his Executive Order. In Addendum 10, Governor Scott announces the process to beginning to open up some business sectors as of April 20, 2020 and also established new guidelines for businesses already open and those that are about to be.
Apr 10, 2020
An update from the Vermont State House regarding the State of Emergency extension, additional measures, and more.
Mar 30, 2020
On March 24, 2020, the Vermont Secretary of State issued emergency administrative rules permitting signers and notaries to satisfy the personal appearance requirement for the notarization of documents through video conference technology.
Jun 27, 2019
Vermont Department of Taxes imposes an estate tax on the transfer of Vermont estates of decedents dying while a resident of Vermont. Currently, Vermont law provides for a $2,750,000 exemption from an estate tax.
Apr 25, 2019
By now, most in the captive insurance industry know about the Cease and Desist Order issued last year by the elected Washington Insurance Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) to Cypress, Microsoft’s Arizona-domiciled captive. The Commissioner ordered Cypress to stop transacting insurance and to pay Washington tax on its premiums, as well as interest and penalties. The dispute settled for $876,820, and Cypress issues its policies through a surplus lines broker.
Oct 08, 2018
On September 14, 2018, The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issued a proposed regulation to establish the standard for determining whether two “employers” are joint employers of a group of employees under the National Labor Relations Act. The Rule can be found on the Federal Register website.