Sutin Lawyers Top 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards


Of the four categories for lawyers in this year's Albuqerque Journal Readers' Choice Awards, two listings were topped by Sutin lawyers. For the third year in a row, Charles J. Piechota was voted the #1 Corporate Attorney. Chuck is a current member of the Sutin Board of Directors, as is his fellow Readers' Choice awardee, Maria Montoya Chavez.…

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Delivered Groceries May Not Be Taxable


The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department has issued new guidance regarding grocery deliveries’ being subject to gross receipts taxes. Under state law, food for home consumption is deductible from gross receipts if it is sold at a retail food store. The Department has issued guidance to illustrate how this deduction applies to home deliveries…

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School-Related Leave Under FFCRA Clarified


As schools around the nation begin a new school year, the U. S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) recently updated its Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) Questions and Answers in anticipation of questions parents may have. Under FFCRA’s Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, an employee…

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IRS Provides Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral


In response to the president’s executive order on payroll tax deferral for employees, the IRS has released its initial notice regarding implementation. The following day, the U. S. Chamber of Commerce sent its members a guidance document, including a short summary accompanied by frequently asked questions. The IRS confirmed on September 3, 2020…

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Fifteen Sutin Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers Lists


Albuquerque lawyers Eduardo A. Duffy (Securities/Capital Markets Law) and Deborah E. Mann (Health Care Law) have been recognized as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in their practice areas from Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers also selected 15 Sutin lawyers in Albuquerque and Santa Fe for its 2021 edition: Anne P. Browne – Banking and Finance…

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