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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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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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