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Compensation & Benefits

Forms 1095 must be provided to employees by March 4

12/13/2018
The IRS is extending the time you have to provide employees with Forms 1095-C/1095-B to March 4, 2019.

Employees out with the flu? Check your FMLA compliance

12/13/2018
A new opinion letter from the Department of Labor concluded that the suspension of accrued no-fault attendance points during an employee’s FMLA leave didn’t always run afoul of the law’s noninterference provisions.

Year-end 2018: Light at the end of the tunnel

12/13/2018
Use this worksheet to reconcile your four quarterly 941s and W-2s, so the amounts you report to the SSA and the IRS match.

E-news you can use

12/13/2018
It’s not exactly news that Payroll depends heavily on electronic transactions. There is news on electronic payments that promises to make your life easier.

2019 income taxes: Get it right the first time

12/13/2018
Employees will get their first taste of how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed their income taxes when they file their 2018 1040s. They can avoid sticker shock with this year’s taxes by ensuring that their income tax withholding aligns with their tax liability. Here’s the basic information they’ll need to make this determination.

Worker demands back overtime? Investigate and, if warranted, pay up

12/06/2018
If an employer pays overtime incorrectly, it may be liable for up to two years of unpaid overtime, doubled as a penalty. But if an employer’s overtime mistake is “willful,” that liability reaches back another year, adding to the cost.

Prepare for new labor and employment laws

12/06/2018
With 2019 just around the corner, now is the time to preview labor and employment laws that will soon affect employers.

New benefits emerge to suit changing needs

12/04/2018
Employers are broadening the scope of their employee benefits offerings to meet the changing demands of their workforce.

January 2019: Employer’s business tax calendar

11/30/2018
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

Employees seek flexible work arrangements for the holidays

11/29/2018
Fifty-one percent of employees are uncomfortable asking their manager for time off during the holidays, according to a new study from West Monroe Partners.