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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Live Webcast

Employer's Handbook: Legal, Tax, and Health Care Issues (E2111213)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST


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6.0 CPE Credits in BL
2.0 CPE Credits in TX


The employer-employee relationship strains both sides in uncertain times, and businesses need CPAs, controllers, and other advisors to provide understanding of the complex legal, tax, and health care issues associated with all aspects of employment, especially now. This course provides in-depth coverage of this critical area. Updated and supplemented throughout the year for breaking developments.


CPAs who need an in-depth understanding of employment issues.


  • Identify the legal issues in hiring, evaluating and firing employees
  • Discuss federal laws that curtail an employer in taking actions involving employees and applicants
  • Understand the requirements that fringe benefits and compensation programs place on employers


  • Hiring and firing issues: what questions cannot be asked in an interview; documenting employee performance; establishing an annual review system; when an employer may and may not fire an employee; and much more
  • Employment contracts: an analysis of the legal and planning issues in structuring employment contracts; when noncompetition agreements will and will not work
  • Employment issues in the economy: telecommuters and other special situations
  • Legal liability issues: recognition of age discrimination, sex discrimination, FSLA issues, minimum wage, overtime, sexual harassment and more
  • Fringe benefit issues: COBRA, Family and Medical Leave Act, and what is new in health care
  • Medical plans: who is a full-time employee?








Charles Borek

Charles A. Borek, CPA, J.D., M.B.A.

Surgent Professional Education

Charles A. (“Chuck”) Borek, CPA, J.D., M.B.A., Chuck Borek is the founder of the Borek Group, LLC, a professional education and consulting firm located in Columbia, Maryland, where he serves as CEO and chief counsel. In addition to his professional education and consulting activities, he continues to practice tax and business law as Of Counsel to the law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, & Skalny, LLC and regularly appears before the IRS and in U.S. Tax Court. He is an attorney, CPA, author, and frequent lecturer on a variety of topics associated with law, accounting, and taxation. Borek served as editor-in-chief of law review and was awarded the 1993 Law Faculty Award for outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service at the University of Baltimore. After practicing law for several years in Baltimore, he was appointed associate professor of accounting and business law at Prince George’s Community College and later served as a visiting assistant professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and, following the conclusion of his visitorship, he practiced public accounting as a principal in a Washington D.C.-area CPA firm for five years. In 2015 and 2016, he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. He currently holds an appointment as adjunct professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law. Borek received his joint law degree and MBA summa cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and Merrick School of Business.


$289.00 - Member

$439.00 - Nonmember

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