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There are many questions surrounding the Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Commission, and one of them is whether the law applies to businesses with more than 20 employees.
If you’re a business with fewer than 20 people, you may have a good shot at getting a discount on a federal grant, but the answer is “yes,” according to a report from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
But for the vast majority of businesses, a federal exemption for employees will not allow you to apply for an exemption that’s higher than 20.
“The Fair Housing law applies only to employees, not owners, and the exemption for owners is limited to employees who meet certain criteria,” the OFCP report said.
The report does not specify which criteria include being owned by at least one person, being located in a geographic area, or being located within a state that allows discrimination.
If a business is located in one of these areas, the exemption is available to the owners of the business, but it will not apply to those that are owned by more than one person.
It also notes that owners are not required to pay taxes on the income they receive from the business.
Business owners must provide at least two full years of written notification to the Office for Civil Rights.
Businesses that meet the criteria are also required to file a federal income tax return with the OFA, the report said, adding that those that do not will not be eligible for an income tax exemption.
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Fair Housing laws were passed in 1968 to prevent discrimination in housing in the United States.
The Fair Housing Acts are part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, age, marital status, familial status, or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws.
The Fair Housing Act does not specifically protect businesses that have fewer than 10 employees, but in recent years, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that many businesses that operate as part of a multi-employer organization or as sole proprietorships can qualify for a federal waiver.
There are a number of other exemptions that are available to businesses that are not owned by a single person, according to the OFP.
A business that is owned by employees who do not share common ownership and that is located within the state of Indiana or is an employee of an employer that is not an employer can apply for the Fair Hired Business Program, according the OFEP.
If your business is an employer, you must also file an income and payroll tax return, which must include information on any employees who receive wages or tips from the employer.
The IRS also can grant a business a temporary exemption if the business meets the minimum criteria for a Fair Hailed Business exemption, the OFO said.