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Payroll

Penalty notices are in the mail for Form 1095-C non-filers

04/18/2019
Forms 1095-C/1094-C, which applicable large employers file with the IRS to report offers of group health coverage made to full-time employees, are information returns. Fail to file those forms outright and you’ll be liable for hefty information return penalties.

Tax issues prevail at APA’s Capitol Summit

04/18/2019
The IRS tipped its hand on some key payroll-related tax issues and other potential changes at this year’s American Payroll Association Capitol Summit, held March 25 and 26, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Here’s the rundown.

Employers begin receiving Social Security no-match letters again

04/16/2019
For the first time since 2012, employers have started receiving notices from the Social Security Administration that one or more employees’ W-2 forms contain Social Security numbers that don’t match the names appearing on the forms.

DOL proposes to revamp regular rate calculation

04/10/2019
The Department of Labor has proposed regulations that would tweak the payments that can and can’t be excluded from employees’ regular rate calculations when you’re figuring their overtime rates.

EEO-1 pay data could be due Sept. 30

04/09/2019
The EEOC is planning a Sept. 30 deadline for employers to hand over data on how much they pay employees, broken out by by race, ethnicity and sex.

May 2019: Employer’s business tax calendar

03/31/2019
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

In the Payroll Mailbag: April ’19

03/21/2019
Too many child support orders for comfort … Parsing the travel rules when employees aren’t away from home

Employer unaware of law change still owes penalty wages

03/21/2019
A California appeals court ruled that an employer was liable for penalty wages because its failure to pay was willful. Key: The employer suspected the wage rate had increased, but continued paying at the old rate after only halfheartedly investigating its suspicions that the wage rate had increased.

5 things to know when you’re switching payroll vendors

03/21/2019
Remember, the IRS is indifferent if your third party overpromises and underdelivers. You are still responsible for the payroll taxes that weren’t deposited or that were deposited in an incorrect amount.

IRS clarifies corporate SALT deductions

03/21/2019
The IRS first clarified the SALT cap for businesses in FAQs. But due to persistent questions, it’s created a safe harbor, which applies to charitable contributions made on or after Jan. 1, 2018.