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Payroll news you can use, directly from the IRS

05/16/2019
Here are digests of recently released official announcements from the IRS.

Federal courts flesh out Marinello’s limits

05/16/2019
Under tax code Section 6672, you can be personally liable for your employer’s undeposited payroll taxes if you’re a responsible person who willfully fails to deposit those taxes.

SSA rolls out correction request letters for 2018

05/16/2019
The Social Security Administration has begun mailing Employer Correction Request Letters to employers that e-filed at least one 2018 W-2 on which an employee’s name and Social Security number didn’t match. They’re commonly known as “no-match letters.”

June 2019: Employer’s business tax calendar

04/30/2019
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

Hurricane relief is in your leave/retirement plans

04/18/2019
The 2019 hurricane season will begin soon. However, the 2018 hurricane season is hardly a thing of the past.

In the Payroll Mailbag: May ’19

04/18/2019
What qualifies as a 401(k) hardship distribution? … What payments are subject to child support withholding?

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.