The Supreme Court Overrules Quill Corp., Requiring Remote Vendors to Collect Sales Tax

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion (5-4) in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., that upheld a state law requiring out-of-state sellers to collect and remit sales tax as if the seller had a physical presence in that state.  The ruling overrules the Court’s prior holding in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, where the Court held that a state may not require a business that has no physical presence in said state to collect its sales tax. (more…)

Internships: To pay or not to pay?

As summer approaches, employers across the state will begin to receive resumes from students seeking practical work experience through internships. While internships can provide a great experience for both employers and students, one question that commonly arises is whether an intern should be paid. (more…)

Recent Legislation Affects Business’ Ability to Contract Against Negative Online Content

In the age of the viral tweet and YouTube channel, it’s no wonder that many businesses expend significant resources to manage and cultivate a positive online footprint. As 2017’s seemingly endless supply of high profile corporate PR disasters has thus far demonstrated, it has never been easier for a business to lose control of its online reputation. Well aware that online reviews increasingly inform and influence consumer choices, the prudent business owner may well wonder how he or she can best protect the company from negative online content. (more…)