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03/22/2121

Repaying Deferred Payroll Taxes

IRS Notice 2020-65 allowed employers to defer withholding and payment of the employee’s Social Security taxes. This deferral applied to those with

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03/22/2121

Rethinking Your Employee Benefits Strategy

In the past, as long as you provided health insurance and retirement benefits, your benefits were considered competitive. Now, the pressure is on

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03/22/2121

Hiring in a New Era

As you create your company’s hiring plan for a post-pandemic world, you need to adapt to a new reality. To begin with, you will need to

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03/22/2121

7 Key Aspects of Payroll Compliance

1. Federal wage and hour laws The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets federal wage and hour standards, which are administered by the U.S. Department

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03/03/2121

Employment Records Retention: What Are the Federal Laws?

Preview in new tab How long do you have to keep records? There’s no one answer. However, we’ve summarized some of the most common federal

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03/03/2121

What Will Retaining Talent Look Like in the Post-Pandemic Workplace?

Who could have predicted the disruption and change 2020 brought to the way we work? Now that we are starting to look ahead, past the loss and the

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03/03/2121

Common Overtime Mistakes To Avoid

There are many ways to run afoul of overtime laws. Below are some of the most common — review them to ensure that you’re always in

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03/03/2121

Can Employers Mandate Vaccinations?

Can an employer require its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19? It’s a simple question, but one that does not have an easy answer. In

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02/02/2121

An Overview of Federal and State Overtime Exemption Laws

On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule increasing the salary threshold for executive, administrative and professional

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02/02/2121

Are Your Employees Cross-Trained?

When employees quit or miss work for some reason, when layoffs become necessary, or even when it’s just a matter of busy season, cross-trained

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02/02/2121

What Are Predictive Scheduling Laws?

At times, you may want to suddenly change an hourly employee’s work schedule to better suit your business needs. However, several jurisdictions

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02/02/2121

Employee Retention Tax Credit Gets a Boost

The second relief bill, passed at the end of 2020, contains updates to the employee retention credit, a refundable payroll tax credit. Each option

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12/02/2020

IRS Updates Form 941 To Reflect COVID-19 Tax Credits

The IRS has revised Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, to accommodate COVID-19-related employment tax credits granted under the

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12/02/2020

What the Taxpayer First Act Means for Employers

According to the IRS’ website, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019 “aims to broadly redesign” the IRS by expanding and strengthening

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12/02/2020

Cash Balance Plans: Defined-Benefit with a Twist

Both individuals and the companies they work for continue to explore new ways to address the finances of retirement. One option is the cash balance

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