After a 30 day review period beginning February 7, 2019, a new limit for garnished wages takes effect. Get the details here.
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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.
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!
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...
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.
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.
As payroll and HR staffs prepare to capture and report private information on millions of employees nationwide, it’s critical that your HRIS personnel stay alert to any suspicious emails.
Every second, hackers are sending thousands of probes into the online world. They're looking for computers with holes in their security. If they find your computer and you don't have protection in place, you're in big trouble….don't give hackers a free pass into your network! Join Optimum Solutions for this free 30 minute webinar as we take a look at Business Continuity for your company, and specifically for your HRIS department.
Effective January 1, 2019, California employers must make a reasonable effort to provide workers with a space other than a bathroom when they can express breast milk. Get the details here.
According to the NY Department of Taxation and Finance, New York employers are now able to access New York’s Business Online Service portal and elect to pay New York’s payroll tax in 2019. Get the details here.
It's just payroll..........what's the worst that could happen? Plenty, if you're not prepared. Watch this webinar to learn how you can be prepared with documented procedures to get you through any emergency situation.
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