Tax Law

APA Recommends Simplified Version of Form W-4

The American Payroll Association has sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recommending that the IRS create a new and separate W-4 form …

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Tax Law

Independent Contractors–An IRS Reminder

The IRS recently issued a reminder to small businesses to be sure to correctly identify workers as employees or independent contractors during National Small Business Week. …

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COVID-19

Retention Credit Guidance Update–Direct from IRS

During this time, many payroll departments need guidance on the final using of retention credits. The IRS furnished excellent guidance on this subject in early …

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COVID-19

What Employers Need to Know About Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes–Per the IRS

The IRS has released following information concerning the repayment of the deferred payroll taxes for the calendar year 2020. The information was contained in their …

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COVID-19

Tax Tuesday: IRS Updates Dependent Care Rules for 2021 and 2022

The Internal Revenue Service today issued guidance on the taxability of dependent care assistance programs for 2021 and 2022, clarifying that amounts attributable to carryovers …

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Wage and Hour Law

Wage and Hour Wednesday: DOL Withdraws Trump “Independent Contractor” Rule

Our blog for Wage and Hour Wednesday deals with the Biden administration withdrawing the Independent contractor rule set into motion during the last days of …

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Tax Law

Social Securities BSO Key to Accurate Reporting

In a recent press release, the Social Security Administration (SSA) urged employers to utilize the Business Services Online (BSO) Portal to ensure accurate wage reporting for …

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payroll professional

Guest Blogger Day: 8 Expenses to Factor into Your Home Budget

Friday is our guest blogger day and we have a great one for you.  Even payroll professionals still need to handles the basics of family …

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Payroll Fundamentals

Weekly, Monthly & More: How Your Pay Schedule Affects You…The Basics of Pay Periods

Editor’s Note: Sometimes it is good to review the basics of payroll. Not only to ensure that the payroll department understands them but that your …

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Tax Law

IRS Gearing Up to Implement Taxpayer First Act

The Internal Revenue Service today announced several key leadership appointments as work continues implementing major provisions of the Taxpayer First Act. These leadership changes are …

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COVID-19

IRS Offer Guidance on ERC for 2021

The IRS has released Notice 2021-23 which provides guidance on the employee retention credit provided under Section 2301 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic …

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COVID-19

IRS: What Employers Need to Know About Repayment of Deferred Payroll Taxes

The IRS has provided guidance on the repayment of the deferred employee’s social security.  This guidance was provided in the e-News for Payroll professionals March …

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