- February 2018
In what has been heralded by one side of the political aisle as an extraordinary opportunity to fix a broken tax system and criticized by the other as a hastened effort that only added to its complexity and the benefits provided to special interest groups, Congress passed what is informally known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) on Dec. 20, 2017, and the President officially made it the most impactful tax legislation reforming the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code” or “IRC”) enacted in over 30 years on Dec. 22, 2017.
- September 2017
As of September 18, 2017, employers will be required to use the latest version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Form I-9 is required to verify the identity and employment authorization of all employees, including U.S. citizens.
USCIS released the new version of Form I-9 on July 17, 2017. Employers currently have the option to use the new version (dated 7/17/17 N) or continue using Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N. However as of September 18, 2017, employers must use the new version.
- July 2017
U.S. employers should be advised that USCIS has released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, and the new form will take effect as of September 18, 2017.