With over 300 new laws taking effect January 1, 2024, some that could have a substantial impact on your business include:

  • The Federal Corporate Transparency Act requires a business to file with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
  • New criminal penalties for doxing, deep faking and cyberbullying.
  • New residential construction requires EV compatible parking.
  • Multi-occupancy business bathrooms may be used by any gender.
  • Minimum wage increased to $14.00 per hour.
  • Paid leave for all workers at 1 hour for every 40 worked.
  • Extended bereavement time off.
  • Picketing protections and limitations.

If you have any questions or if problems arise, please contact us.


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