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For Fun or Profit? The Hobby Loss Rule
February 28, 2013
Whether a taxpayer is carrying on a business for profit, or is attempting to create and utilize losses to offset other income, is a question answered by considering the activity.
Can I Track My Employees?
February 28, 2013
Global Positioning System (GPS) devices have become nearly ubiquitous, however, they can also create a host of knotty legal questions.
A Reminder of North Carolina’s Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws
December 3, 2012
Some states require certain named professionals to report child abuse, while other states, including North Carolina, require anyone who suspects child abuse to report it.
Getting Out of That Prenup You Wish You Hadn’t Signed
August 22, 2012
If you signed a premarital agreement you wish you hadn’t before you said “until death do us part,” you may be able to successfully challenge its enforceability.
Social Media: What's Discoverable in Litigation
July 12, 2012
For as long as people have been posting information to social networking websites, attorneys have been searching those sites for information and evidence to use in litigation.
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