American Physical Therapy Association – Helping Ensure Members’ Financial Stability The American Physical Therapy Association earned a 2019 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its APTA Financial Solutions Center (FSC), a free online financial resource for physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs), for which the burden of student loan debt is a… Read more »

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is expected to produce a “unified approach” to taxing the digital economy in October. The OECD plan is reportedly focused on allocating more corporate profits to countries where multinational corporations have a large market presence. That means some countries are going to see more tax revenue under… Read more »

Senate appropriators are bogged down in partisan disputes this week as lawmakers scramble to fund the government past Sept. 30. None of the 12 annual spending bills have reached the Senate floor, and the Senate Appropriations Committee announced it will postpone a markup of its Labor-HHS-Education bill after Democrats prepared amendments to restrict a Trump… Read more »

California lawmakers approved a landmark bill Sept. 10 requiring companies to designate freelancers or independent contractors as employees. Passed by the California Senate this week, the bill would extend labor protections and employee benefits like health care, overtime and minimum wage to many workers formerly considered contractors. The measure is expected to be signed by… Read more »

The Treasury Department on Sept. 6 issued proposed rules to once again reduce donor disclosure rules for certain tax-exempt groups weeks after a federal judge vacated similar guidance because there had not been a notice and comment period. Under the proposed rules, trade associations and other 501(c) tax-exempt organizations would no longer be required to… Read more »