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  1. Aging Services: Where We Stand as the 116th Congress Begins

    Measures finalized by the lame duck 115th Congress included the Agricultural Improvement Act (farm bill), signed into law on December 20, which contains provisions legalizing ...

  2. Industrial Hemp Legalized with Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

    The regulation of hemp and its derivative products will remain under the jurisdiction of the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA commissioner released a statement clarifying its regulatory authority over hemp derivative products.  ...

  3. Texas Court Holds Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

    However, the case is still subject to further litigation and appeal, in all likelihood eventually going to the U.S. Supreme Court. According to legal experts, a final resolution of the case might not come until mid-2021. In the meantime, CMS Administrator Seema Verma has indicated that all Affordable Care Act programs ...

  4. 2019 Tax Guidance for Non-Profits

    The new rules should help taxpayers calculate the amount of parking expenses that are no longer tax deductible. They should also help tax-exempt organizations determine how these nondeductible parking expenses create or increase unrelated business taxable income (UBTI). The guidance goes through many examples of how to apply ...

  5. Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

    LeadingAge Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery Community-Based: Preparedness | Pandemic Flu Resources |