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Payroll

Tax-protesting employee gets 16 months in prison

10/18/2016
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

10/17/2016
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

10/12/2016
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

10/04/2016
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

09/30/2016
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

October 2016: Employer’s business tax calendar

09/30/2016
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

2017 Social Security wage base coming soon

09/21/2016
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

09/20/2016
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 …

09/20/2016
One employee, two jobs … Fallout from new overtime regulations

Penalties increase for various labor violations

09/20/2016

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