Hunt & Associates P.C.

Jul 31, 2012

Bragging Rights

USA Leading Deal Maker

Our award plaque

Our firm has been named the USA Leading Dealmaker for the McCoy Sales Corp./Fluid Connector Products, Inc. merger in Acquisition International’s 2012 M&A Awards.

You can read more about it in their press release here: AI MA Press Release

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jul 12, 2012

Tip Pooling in Oregon

Employers use tip pooling arrangements to distribute tips an employee receives among the employer’s various other employees.  Frequently, employers create tip pooling arrangements where the employer requires the tipped employee, such as a waiter or bartender, to place a portion of tips received into a pool which is then distributed to non-tipped employees, such as dishwashers and cooks.  Some employers even take a portion of these tips for management or to distribute to independent contractors, … Read more

The Washington Supreme Court Stumbles Over Disclosure of B&O Tax Charges in Sales

A recent Washington Supreme Court case illustrates the extent to which the increasing convolutions of statutes and case law often lead to absurd results. In Peck v. AT&T Mobility, 174 Wn.2d 333 (2012) the Washington Supreme Court grappled with a question of statutory interpretation which only existed because of its own earlier misreading of a statue to mean more than the statute says.  Rather than resort to a straightforward and reasonable interpretation of the statute … Read more