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Tax Law

IRS Releases Deposit Schedules and Rules for 2022

The IRS has issued the annual deposit schedules in Notice 931. To review, there are two deposit schedules—monthly or semiweekly—for determining when you deposit social ...
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New Website by SSA…What’s New for 2022

The Social Security Administration has sets up a What’s New for 2022 internet site.  In it users find links to the tutorial and training package ...
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Tax Law

IRS Advises Taxpayers to Take a Fresh Look as 2021 Year-End Nears

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that the last quarter of 2021 is a good time to check withholding. Life brings constant changes to individual ...
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Wage and Hour Law

NY Paid Family Leave..All the Info You Need

I received this notification via email.  I thought it was a valuable resource on the state’s paid family leave so I am passing it along ...
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Wage and Hour Law

Rescission of Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Rule Is Now Effective…Tomorrow

The U.S. Department of Labor announced, on September 20, 2021, the extension of the effective date of a final rule to rescind an earlier rule, “Joint Employer Status under ...
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COVID-19

Reporting COVID Sick and Family Leave in 2021–Same as 2020

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service in September issued Notice 2021-53, which provides guidance to employers about reporting on Form W-2 the amount ...
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Wage and Hour Law

Taking Employees Tips? Not So Fast Says the DOL!

The U.S. Department of labor has announced a final rule that restores the department’s ability to assess civil money penalties against employers who take tips ...
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COVID-19

What’s The IRS Been Up to During the Pandemic? Let The Commissioner Fill You In

Chuck Rettig is the 49th Commissioner of the IRS. As Commissioner, Rettig presides over the nation’s tax system, which collects more than $3.5 trillion in ...
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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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