This summer, we can expect additional guidance from the IRS on the new employer credit under the Family Medical and Leve Act. Get the details here.
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Effective May 15, 2018 employers in West Virginia can withhold the replacement cost of unreturned property from an employee final pay. Get the details here.
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.
It's Tax Filing season, so that means it's phishing season. Watch this 30-minute webinar to learn how to spot emails that might mean trouble, even if they look legit!
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.
Soon you will have an opportunity t to participate in a new pilot program from Wage and Hour called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. Get the details here.
On March 11 at 2 a.m., most of the United States changes to Daylight Saving Time by setting clocks ahead by one hour. our payroll department may need to field questions related to payment for worked time and overtime. Get the details here.
Some employees' job duties don't fall neatly within the standard 40 hour workweek and these variations can make an employer's financial planning very difficult. Rather than guessing at how much overtime may be incurred in future periods, the Fluctuating Workweek Method eases this financial planning pain by allowing employers to account for the same weekly salary every week for these employees, with only "half time" paid for hours worked over 40. Learn exactly what this means...
The IRS has not released the 2018 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate which was originally scheduled for February 15. Find out more about the delay here.
A paid sick leave plan is to take effect February 11, 2018 in Maryland due to the legislature overturning the governor’s veto. Get the details here.
In 2017, Oregon became the first state to enact laws regarding Predictive Scheduling, many of which will go into effect July 1, 2018. Get the details here.
On January 11, the IRS posted the new 2018 tax withholding rates on IRS.gov. Get the details here.
Tax filing time is getting into full swing. Here are some tips for safegaurding your data this tax season.
Your employees’ paychecks won’t look much different from their 2017 checks, at least for the first part of 2018... Get the details here.
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