Monthly Archives: September 2017

Federal Court in Texas Strikes Down 2016 Overtime Exemption Regulations

Since last November, much of the discussion regarding the Obama-era overtime regulations that, among other things, more than doubled the minimum salary threshold for executive, administrative, and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) has focused on the Department of Labor’s appeal of the nationwide preliminary injunction barring implementation and enforcement of the rule.

While everyone is awaiting the oral argument before the Fifth Circuit, currently scheduled for October 3, 2017, Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas once again issued a bold ruling sure to grab the public’s attention.

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Talking Tax – Issue 92

Case law

Director held personally liable for company’s unpaid withholding tax debts

In Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Caudle; Commonwealth of Australia v Caudle & Anor [2017] ACTSC 216 the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory heard two proceedings arising out of debts incurred by a company in administration and in the process of being wound up (Company).

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