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In the Payroll Mailbag …

On-call pay conundrums … Tread carefully with executive pay

Standard mileage rule: SUVs up $100, cars unchanged

Employers that use the standard mileage rate to value employees’ personal use of company vehicles are restricted to supplying vehicles of modest value.

Cities get their own safe harbor for auto-enrollment IRAs

Final regulations allow cities, counties and other political subdivisions with populations equal to or greater than the population of the least populated state to require private employers without retirement plans to auto-enroll employees into IRAs without running into ERISA.

Get the math right for weekly and biweekly support payments

Some state child support agencies are still adding an amount due to account for anomalies created by pay periods other than monthly, in addition to the monthly amount due that’s ordered by a court.

Same-day ACH takes off with payroll

Rule changes at NACHA allow same-day settlements of payroll items.

C corps’ filing extensions now six months, up from five

The IRS has clarified that all C corporations are eligible for an automatic six-month extension of time to File Form 1120, not five months.

IRS gives Form W-2 a nip and a tuck

The 2017 W-2 incorporates changes that have been made over the last couple of tax seasons.

Stop identity refund fraud: Teach employees about proper withholding

Late 2016 filers may still be owed tax refunds, and that’s great news for identity thieves, whose favorite pastime is stolen identity refund fraud.

NY debit card, direct deposit pay regulations revoked

The New York State Industrial Board of Appeals has ruled the Commissioner of Labor exceeded his authority when he issued regulations governing how employers could pay their employees using debit cards and direct deposit.

April 2017: Employer’s business tax calendar

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