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New Family and Medical Leave Act Rules

On November 17, 2008, the Department of Labor (DOL) published new regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  These new rules apply to all clubs that have 50 or more employees during at least 20 calendar workweeks in the past year and they will

Social Security “No-Match” Letter Update

On October 23, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final version of regulations that instruct employers how to deal with a Social Security Administration (SSA) “Employer Correction Request Letter” – commonly known as a No-Match letter. By sending a No-Match letter, the

Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act

On September 11, 2008, the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA) goes into effect.  This law prohibits smoking in all public places throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Under the law, private clubs have been granted an exemption from this smoking ban.  However, to receive this exemption a

The Revised IRS Form 990

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued the final version of the newly revised Form 990.  All tax-exempt entities, including 501(c)(7) private clubs, must file this form as part of their annual tax filing starting in 2009 for the taxable year of 2008. Before finalizing

New York Restaurant/Banquet Facility Service Charges

On February 14, 2008, the New York Court of Appeals issued a ruling regarding the use of restaurant/banquet facility service charges.  In response to concerns raised by many of our New York members,  NCA is issuing this Alert to clarify what the ruling means. In Arnel