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Report: Construction pays highest tax rate of any industry
Report: Construction pays highest tax rate of any industry
A new U.S. Department of the Treasury report found that from 2007 to 2010, on average, construction companies paid a higher effective federal tax rate than businesses in any other industry, the Associated Builders and Contractors reported. According to...
How to get paid by waiving your lien rights
How to get paid by waiving your lien rights
Mechanics liens are powerful tools, for many reasons. Ironically, one of the most effective "uses" of your mechanics lien rights is not using them. Waiving your right to file a lien may be the fastest way to get paid. To understand why, it helps to con...
Can pro-development and anti-demolition factions find common ground on affordable housing?
Can pro-development and anti-demolition factions find common ground on affordable housing?
In Los Angeles' battle for affordable housing, two philosophies are facing off. On one side are those pushing to build more units, who argue that a growing population and a static housing supply are a sure-fire recipe for rising rents. On the other sid...
OSHA finalizes recordkeeping rule, will make injury data public
OSHA finalizes recordkeeping rule, will make injury data public
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued its final rule, going into effect Aug. 10, on new electronic record-keeping and reporting requirements for injuries and illnesses, and agency officials said making those records public are me...