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Ed Zwilling

Does the ADA Have a "Grandfather Clause?"

How many times have you gone to a restaurant or store that contained many barriers to your access and when you advised the business of these barriers you were told, "we're grandfathered in."
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Ed Zwilling

What Does "Readily Achievable" Mean?

A public accommodation in an existing facility (that is, a facility constructed prior to the effective date of the ADA and/or the current ADA Standards) is required to comply with those ADA Standards to the extent it is readily achievable to do so.
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Edward Zwilling

Making Sense of New Simming Pool Regulations

The 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (hereafter "Standards") include a requirement that all newly constructed or altered swimming pools subject to Title III of the ADA, such as hotels and motels, health clubs, recreation centers, public country clubs, and other businesses that have swimming pools, wading pools, and spas, provide accessible means of entry.
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Ed Zwilling

Tax Benefits of ADA Compliance

To assist businesses with complying with the ADA, Section 44 of the IRS Code allows a tax credit for small businesses and Section 190 of the IRS Code allows a tax deduction for all businesses.
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