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Ransomware is the cyber version of an old crime: instead of kidnapping and holding a person for ransom, a cyber-criminal will hold your data for ransom. Once installed on your computer, ransomware encrypts your data files.


In a case decided on June 30, 2016, the Colorado Court of Appeals considered whether the Regional Transportation District and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District violated the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (“TABOR”).


Nearly 40 years ago, Congress concluded that because tax-exempt employers are not subject to taxation, they are more inclined (more so, at least, than taxable employers) to provide non-qualified deferred compensation to their employees. As a result, Congress passed Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code (Section 457) to limit the amount of deferred compensation a tax-exempt employer may promise to its employees.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injury and illness reports, but if you skipped OSHA’s commentary that accompanies the rule, it would be easy to miss additional notification and anti-discrimination implications for covered employers.


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