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Payroll

Special analysis: FOIA request as a post-audit strategy

01/17/2017
Tax auditors generate lots of paper and electronic files during audits. You can use those resources to your advantage during post-audit penalty negotiations with an IRS appeals officer.

Clocks spring forward on March 12

01/17/2017
Daylight-saving time begins at 2:00 a.m., March 12, 2017.

Phase 2 for 2018 W-2s begins

01/17/2017
The earlier you fix errors on your W-2s, the less you’ll pay in penalties to the IRS.

1099-MISC: Right amount, wrong status, no tax fraud

01/17/2017
Can you be sued by someone you misclassified as an independent contractor?

Gentlemen, start your engines @ 53.5¢ per mile

01/17/2017
For 2017, the IRS’ standard mileage rate drops to 53.5¢ a mile, from 54¢ a mile.

Et tu, W-2? Replacing misplaced forms

01/17/2017
Panicky phone calls to the Payroll department from employees who lost their original W-2s are about as predictable as the sun rising in the east. You need a strategy for dealing with the reissued W-2 process.

Have contractors use official business name on invoices

12/22/2016
Make sure independent contractors invoice your company in their official business entity’s name, not simply with their name.

New NYDOL regs address direct deposit, paycards

12/20/2016
The New York Department of Labor has issued regulations covering how employers manage payroll direct deposit and debit cards.

February 2017: Employer’s business tax calendar

12/20/2016
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

IRS warns against health plans’ double dipping

12/20/2016
Double dips are great for ice cream cones, but not group health benefits.