National Individual Mandate Expires in 2019, DC Retains Individual Mandate

Beginning 2014, the ACA (Affordable Care Act) required all Americans to join a health insurance plan or pay a tax penalty. The penalty for not carrying health insurance in 2018 is $695 per person or 2.5% of total household income, whichever is greater.   Part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December 2017 eliminates the... Read More

DC Minimum Wage Increases to $13.25 Per Hour Effective 7/1/2018

Per the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016, minimum wage in the District of Columbia will increase from $12.50/hour to $13.25/hour, effective July 1, 2018.  By July 1, 2020, minimum wage will have increased to $15.00/hour. This law affects all workers, regardless of employer size. Read more from unsplash-logoJimi Filipovski Read More