About Jim Morgan

Jim joined RMI in 2005 after having spent 15 years at Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, one of Utah’s longest operating law firms. Jim received his law degree from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law as a William H. Leary Scholar.

Washington Long Term Care Trust Act

Dear RMI Client,

As you’re likely aware by now, the new Washington Long-Term Care Tax mandates a tax on employee’s wages ($0.58 on every $100 of wages ) to pay for long-term care benefits for Washington residents.  The tax and premium collections will start January 1, 2022.

What Is The Washington Long-Term Care Program?

The Washington Long-Term Care Program is the first state-operated […]

By |2021-10-11T17:39:05-06:00October 11th, 2021|

OSHA Vaccine Rule

Earlier this month, the Biden administration announced its boldest effort yet in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic:  that federal workplace safety officials will soon issue a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to either ensure that their workers are vaccinated or require unvaccinated employees to produce a weekly negative test result before coming to work. As […]

By |2021-09-20T16:12:08-06:00September 20th, 2021|

Employee Retention Tax Credit

As you probably know, in March 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), which included an employee retention tax credit (the “ERTC”). Then, in December 2020, that ERTC was extended into the first two quarters of 2021 by the Consolidated Appropriations Act (the “CAA”). Now, American Rescue Plan Act (the “ARPA”), in turn, […]

By |2021-09-20T16:12:03-06:00March 31st, 2021|

Requiring Employee Vaccinations

Can I (as the employer) require my employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Good question. We’re already vaccinating significant portions of the population. As we continue to march towards having COVID-19 vaccines made available to all of the general public, employers must decide whether to (1) require their employees to have a vaccination; (2) incentivize employees to get vaccinated; or (3) […]

By |2021-09-20T16:12:01-06:00March 31st, 2021|
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