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Nicole Hemrick Raises the Bar on Continuing Legal Education

To maintain admission to the bar, attorneys are required to meet a certain amount of continuing education credits each year. So, as co-chair for the NYC American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) chapter’s practice management committee, Spar & Bernstein attorney Nicole Hemrick lead the organization of a 3-credit ethics course for continuing legal education (CLE). “I…
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Avoid Large End of the Year Tax Payments

As the year winds down, with only a few months left in 2015, we all know what December 31st signifies—and not just the end of the calendar year. Many of our clients come to us after the first of the year with tens of thousands of dollars owed to the IRS that they just can’t afford. Here are just a few tips to help you manage your tax liability.
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Construction Accidents on the Rise

New York City has seen an unusually high number of fatal construction accidents this year.  According to a recent article in The New York Times, eight construction-related fatalities have been reported so far this year—as many as were reported in all of 2014 and more than twice the number reported in 2013.   Non-fatal accidents have also risen dramatically over recent years, up 24% from 2013 to 2014, according to the most recent data from the city’s Buildings Department.  Despite the labor laws and safety measures in place, construction workers face a greater risk of work-related accidents than employees in nearly every other U.S. industry.  Under New York law, any employee injured on the job is eligible to receive workers’ compensation.
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