Article 3 of the GDPR says that if you collect personal data or behavioral information from someone in an EU country, your company is subject to the requirements of the GDPR. Get the details to make sure you're compliant here.
Although it may be an uncomfortable topic, being prepared to handle a deceased employee's wages and taxes will make the potential situation less complicated while keeping you in compliance with federal and state laws.
California Labor Code has very strict regulations in regards to what can be withheld from an employee’s pay check. It is crucial that you make yourself familiar with these laws. Get the details here.
Don’t forget that the 2018 tax tables were not released until January 11, 2018, and employers were not required to put them in place until February 15, 2018. Find out what you need to know here.
Have you ever wondered what makes up taxable wages? If so, you’re not alone. Learn what to consider when calculating taxable gross for payroll!
Legislation To Ban Workplace Discrimination Based on Gender Identity and Expression Passed in New York
Gender identity and expression have now been added to the protected categories under New York state's anti-discrimination law with a newly passed bill which covers employment, housing and places of public accommodation. Get the details here.
The #MeToo movement now has employers laser-focused on sexual harassment in the workplace. As a result, California has passed a new anti-harassment legislation. Get the details here.
The OSHA 300-A, annual summary of job-related injuries and illnesses, must be posted in a common area of the workplace by February 1, 2019. Get the details here.
The IRS, states and localities issue updated publications regarding tax withholding, levy calculations, due dates, penalties and so much more. To make sure you are prepared for 2019, here are a few publications that are available for use on the IRS website...
Approximately 165 California-based publicly traded companies who have all-male boards of directors will have to add at least one female director before the end of 2019 according to a bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Get the details here.
With the Tax Cut bill came a change to the Federal withholding tax calculation to eliminate the allowance per exemption. This will take place in 2020. Get the details here.
On November 26, 2018, the IRS released Notice 2018-92 regarding interim guidance on Income tax withholding and Form W-4 effective January 1, 2019. Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), significant changes would need to be made by the IRS, Employers, Employees and software companies. These changes resulted in deferring major revisions to Form W-4 until 2020.
Did you know that you could receive penalties if you file incorrect W-2s or W-3s? Find out how to file corrections and what not to send to the IRS.
There’s as much talk right now about the government shutdown as there is about Christmas and the New Year! But what would a government shutdown really mean for your payroll department? Get the details here.
Warn your HR and Payroll staff about popular email scams. Get the details here.
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