No changes to reporting health benefits on W-2s

If you filed at least 250 W-2s for 2015, you must report the aggregate cost of employees’ health benefits on their 2016 W-2s in Box 12 with Code DD.

Plan now for 2016 ACA information reporting

The IRS has released final Affordable Care Act information reporting forms—Forms 1095-C, 1094-C and 1095-B—for 2016 information reporting purposes.

In the Payroll Mailbag ...

Two employees, same name ... Withholding for employees who have met their tax liability

New salary level regs: T minus 30 days and counting

In one scant month, exempt employees who don’t earn at least $913 a week must be reclassified as overtime-eligible nonexempt employees. This is your final check to ensure that your systems and processes are functioning correctly.

EEOC tries once more to collect payroll data on EEO-1 form

The EEOC's second attempt to collect W-2 data on the EEO-1 form seems more payroll-friendly, as it relies on W-2, Box 1 data exclusively.

Tax-protesting employee gets 16 months in prison

Sixteen months in the federal slammer and a lifelong tag as a convicted felon are a high price to pay for filing W-4s on which exempt status was falsely claimed and 10 1040s on which $0 income was reported.

Custodial aide cleans up after equal pay complaint

The Montevideo, Minn. School District has settled an equal pay discrimination suit with the EEOC for $50,000.

Employment law in the news for New York employers

A recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board will affect New York colleges and universities. New state regulations will affect all employers that use paycards to pay their employees.

EEO-1 reports to require pay data disclosure

Starting in 2018, large employers and federal contractors will have to submit information about their pay practices to the EEOC.

November 2016: Employer's business tax calendar

Here's your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

October 2016: Employer's business tax calendar

Here's your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

2017 Social Security wage base coming soon

The Social Security Administration is days away from releasing the 2017 Social Security taxable wage base.

Proposed regs address opt-out payments for health benefits

Under proposed regulations, if you induce employees to opt out of your group health plan with additional cash compensation, those payments must be added into employees’ monthly premiums.

In the Payroll Mailbag ...

One employee, two jobs ... Fallout from new overtime regulations

Penalties increase for various labor violations


Tucked deep inside last year’s budget bill were provisions regarding the adjustment of civil penalties, inflation for those penalties, and catch-up adjustments.

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