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2018 Underpayment Tax Penalties Waived by IRS

From Carr, Riggs & Ingram According to the IRS, they will be waiving underpayment penalties for anyone who had federal income tax withholding and estimated... »

Safety

OSHA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2019

From JH Berry Risk Services On Jan. 23, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule that increases the maximum penalty amounts the... »

News

Parsons to be New Chief Facilities Officer

By Haley Herfurth, UAB Reporter Greg Parsons, who has served as UAB’s assistant vice president for planning, design and construction since 2014, has been named associate... »

Economic

Tax Reform, Trade Turbulence and More: Five Real Estate & Construction Predictions for 2019

From BMSS Marked by turbulent trade conditions, a shifting retail landscape, continued fall- out over tax reform and the accelerated growth of coworking companies, 2018... »

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Economic

Tax Reform, Trade Turbulence and More: Five Real Estate & Construction Predictions for 2019

From BMSS Marked by turbulent trade conditions, a shifting retail landscape, continued fall- out over tax reform and the accelerated growth of coworking companies, 2018... »

Economic

Opportunity Zones: Open for Business

From Carr, Riggs & Ingram The Opportunity Zone provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) have generated significant interest among taxpayers,... »

Construction

Is the EU in Your Contracts (and You Don’t Know It)?

By Steve Snyder, Bradley For those firmly in the sights of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the enforcement date of May 25, 2018,... »

Building Alabama

Brasfield & Gorrie Begins Work on University of Mississippi Medical Center Parking Deck

Brasfield & Gorrie was recently awarded the contract for a $15.8 million parking garage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). The five-level, 517-space... »

Building Alabama

Caddell Construction Awarded New Dorm and Dining Classroom at Lackland Air Force Base, TX

Caddell Construction has been awarded a $143.5 million contract for construction of the Airman Training Complex Dorm #5 and Dining Classroom Building #3 at Lackland... »

News

The State of the Union Address and the Employee Benefits Market

From JH Berry Risk Services On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, President Donald Trump delivered the 2019 State of the Union Address (SOTU). The SOTU is... »

News

ABC Lauds Workforce Development, Infrastructure Priorities in President Trump’s State of the Union Speech

Associated Builders and Contractors President and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address:... »

News

UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads

From The University of Alabama An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state... »