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1204, 2018

New York Establishes Optional Employer Payroll Tax in Response to SALT Deduction Limit

April 12, 2018|

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Reform Act of 2017 encompasses some of the most significant reform to the U.S. Tax system enacted in more than 30 years. One provision of the law is an annual [...]

1004, 2018

If You Missed the ACA Filing Deadline, You Should File ASAP

April 10, 2018|

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that certain employers must report information regarding employer-provided health insurance offered and covered to employees and file that information with the IRS annually.  2017 Form 1095-B or 1095-C was due to [...]

1903, 2018

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Begins in Massachusetts April 1

March 19, 2018|

Last year we wrote about legislation around pregnancy fairness laws in several states. As of April 1, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will require employers in Massachusetts with six or more employees to grant an [...]

903, 2018

Revised Family HSA Limit

March 9, 2018|

Updated 5/9/18: The IRS reversed it's decision to lower the family HSA limit. The limit is now back to the original 2018 limit that was announced last year: $6,900. On Monday, the IRS announced a [...]

2712, 2017

Adjust Your Payroll Schedule for These 2018 Banking Holidays

December 27, 2017|

There are eleven federal banking holidays in 2018 that may interfere with your usual payroll processing schedule for the year. Now is a fitting time to set reminders for your payroll processing days and check [...]

2112, 2017

What To Do If You Receive IRS Letter 226-J

December 21, 2017|

The IRS is actively issuing ACA-related notices to applicable large employers (ALE). Also known as Letter 226-J, the notice is the initial letter to notify ALEs that they may be liable for an employer shared [...]

1412, 2017

These State Minimum Wage Rates Increase January 1, 2018

December 14, 2017|

Along with ringing in the New Year, many U.S. employees will be enjoying higher wages come January 1, 2018, thanks to states that are increasing their minimum wage rates. State minimum wage changes taking effect [...]

3011, 2017

OSHA 300A Deadline Delayed Two Weeks to December 15, 2017

November 30, 2017|

Update: On December 18, OSHA announced it will accept 300A submissions for 2016 through the end of 2017. Read the news release or visit the injury reporting page of the OSHA website for details. The [...]

2609, 2017

W-2 Verification Code Testing Expands for 2017

September 26, 2017|

The Internal Revenue Service is expanding its testing of individual taxpayer verification codes in an effort to reduce incidents of refund fraud. The program began last year with testing of the code on two million W-2 [...]

2808, 2017

Missouri is Latest State to Preempt Local Minimum Wage Laws

August 28, 2017|

Today, employers in St. Louis, Missouri, are no longer required to pay their employees the city’s minimum wage rate of $10.00 per hour. The reason they can reduce employee pay is state legislators passed a [...]