Presentations

February 15, 2017

E. William Stockmeyer
Greg Im

Post Issuance Tax Compliance for Tax-Exempt and Tax Credit Borrowing

The IRS is serious about enforcement of post-issuance tax obligations - towns and school districts need to be prepared! Towns and schools can borrow funds at below-market interest rates by issuing tax-exempt bonds, cash flow notes, lease purchase agreements, and/or tax credit bonds, but there's a catch! After the bond is issued, the IRS requires the town or school district to meet certain obligations in order for the interest to remain exempt from taxation, or in the case of tax credit bonds, in order for the bond to continue to produce tax credits...

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School & Education
Municipal Law
Public Finance
 
February 14, 2017

Edward (Ted) J. Kelleher
Amy K. Tchao

Maine Municipal Association: Lifting the Haze - Marijuana and Legal Considerations Workshop

So, now it’s settled, right? Maine will join a handful of states where recreational and medical use of marijuana are legal. If only it were that simple. The federal government plays a role too, and local officials now are presented with a dizzying array of legal and economic decisions. This special “off the news” training event will clear the air as much as possible...

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Freeport, MEMunicipal Law
Regulated Substances
 
January 25, 2017

Edward (Ted) J. Kelleher
Amy K. Tchao

Weeding Through Marijuana Legalization: What it Means for our Towns

Wiscasset, MaineMunicipal Law
Regulated Substances
 
Janaury 13, 2017

Christina R. Simpson de Reyes

Avoid I-9 Woes!

On November 14, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a revised Form I-9. Content for this webinar is specifically tailored for Indian Nation participants...

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Employment & Labor
Immigration
 
January 12, 2017

Christina R. Simpson de Reyes

Avoid I-9 Woes!

On November 14, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a revised Form I-9. The content for this program is tailored to New Hampshire private sector participants...

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Manchester, NHEmployment & Labor
Immigration
 
January 9, 2017

Christina R. Simpson de Reyes

Avoid I-9 Woes!

On November 14, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a revised Form I-9. Content for this webinar is specifically tailored for public sector participants...

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Employment & Labor
Immigration
 
January 6, 2017

Christina R. Simpson de Reyes

Avoid I-9 Woes!

On November 14, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a revised Form I-9. The content for this program is tailored towards Maine private sector participants...

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Portland, MaineEmployment & Labor
Immigration
 
December 14, 2016

Christopher G. Stevenson

ACA Update - IRS 1095-C Reporting Refresher, the Future of the ACA and Other Updates for Maine and New Hampshire Schools

Notwithstanding the recent election in January of 2017, school districts with 50 or more "full-time equivalent" employees will very likely again be required to complete IRS Form 1095-C for each of its full-time employees or face substantially penalties of up to $500 for each 1095-C that is not prepared correctly or filed timely...

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School & Education
 
December 9, 2016

S. Campbell Badger
Tom Trenholm

Collective Bargaining in Maine’s Public Schools: The Annual Workshop for Maine School Administrators and School Board Bargaining Teams

This hands-on workshop is for both new and veteran school negotiators. The workshop will provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of collective bargaining in the school context for your upcoming negotiations...

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Augusta, MEEmployment & Labor
School & Education
 
December 8, 2016

Mark T. Broth
Anna B. Cole

HR Program: 2016 Year in Review and HR Holiday Advice - Manchester, New Hampshire

2016 is quickly coming to a close. Let’s take the opportunity to get together one more time before year end to take stock of what has changed this year, how to prepare for the holiday issues that perpetually face HR, and how to position your organizations to start 2017 off right...

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Manchester, New HampshireEmployment & Labor