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Q: Can you be rightfully fired for failing a breathalyzer at work the next day after drinking the night before?

Received a breathalyzer at work and failed but wasn’t drinking but had drank the night before

Edmond Mack
Edmond Mack
answered on Mar 29, 2022

Assuming your position with your employer was an at-will employment relationship, it would may be difficult to challenge the legality of your employer's decision to end this at-will relationship based upon a failed breathalyzer test, regardless of whether you consumed alcohol that day or not,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Ohio on
Q: My employer gives me $65/mth for my cellphone, is this taxable income?
Edmond Mack
Edmond Mack
answered on Mar 29, 2022

Generally speaking, the IRS has answered this question in the negative- In 2011, the Internal Revenue Service issued an internal field memorandum generally advising that employers will be allowed to reimburse an employee’s cell phone expenses if the employer has substantial business reasons,... View More

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