Even though there will be a revised Form W-4 released in 2020, it will not be mandatory that employees fill out a new one unless they change their withholding amounts after 2019. According to the IRS, the new withholding methods should be closely in line with what employees have been accustomed to on prior Forms W-4.
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Today's alternative workforce of part timers, contractors and freelancers is making an explosive impact on the modern economy. Check out this short 30-minute webinar about payroll and HR in a gig economy.
According to the IRS, the new draft of Form W-4 that they scrapped last September is being replaced with a new new draft which should be released by May 31, 2019. Get the details here.
When an employee fills our their W-4 incorrectly, who’s on the hook - the employee or employer? Find out how to handle this situation, as well as ways to avoid the problem in the first place.
What happens when an employee provides an incorrect SSN to HR? Learn the steps to handle and possibly prevent situations like these today.
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.
Join Optimum Solutions for this free 30 minute webinar as we take a look at DOL Investigation Basics and what employers can expect.
The IRS has some very specific rules regarding what's taxable and what can be excluded from taxable income. Watch this brief overview of taxable and nontaxable compensation.
With the newly released tax law, the IRS has also revised its January 2018 edition of Publication 1494 which contains tables with levy exemptions for wages and salaries. Get the details here.
On April 26, the IRS announced that individuals with family coverage under a high-deductible health plan, $6900 will continue to be the maximum deductible Health Savings Account contribution for 2018. Get the details here.
If your company uses a fiscal year end that is not December 31, the end of the tax year, a provision in the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may require that your company pay a blended federal income tax. Get these details here.
Let us introduce you to some popular mobile apps that can make your payroll/HR life easier! Track expenses, keep notes, calculate time and pay – you’ll be amazed at what you can do on your mobile devices! You can even share many of these with your employees so they can help you keep better records. Watch the webinar here.
Late last week, e-Services announced that effective December 10, 2017 all e-Services users must register through a new, more rigorous identity proofing process called Secure Access. Get the details here.
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If you are searching for ways to alleviate your Human Resources pain, you may want to seriously consider Employee Self Service. Read more to learn about how ESS can reduce HR and Payroll stress.
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