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Child Support Payments & EFT

The Office of Child Support Enforcement published a guide for employers to begin sending child support payments electronically. According to the guide: All states and ...
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COVID-19

Avoiding Common Errors When Filing Form 7200

In news for tax professionals and small businesses, the IRS has advised those who are beginning to deal with Form 7200, Advance Payment of Employer ...
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Wage and Hour Law

WHD Issues Final Rule on Bonuses for Fluctuating Workweek Employees

On May 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage Hour Division (WHD) announced a final rule that allows employers to pay bonuses or other ...
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Wage and Hour Law

WHD Issues Final Rule on Qualifying as a “Retail or Service” Establishment

On May 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced a final rule to provide one analysis for all employers ...
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COVID-19

FAQs Keeping Pace With COVID-19 Questions

As questions pour into the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service from employers on the Families First Act and the CARES Act, both ...
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COVID-19

IRS Reminder of COVID-19 Credits

In their latest issue, IR-2020-89, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding businesses of the three new credits that are available to many businesses hit by ...
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Tax Law

Locking In Lock-In Letters in 2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced (in Notice 2020-03) that it is redesigning Withholding Compliance Lock-In Letters 2800C and 2808C to include new instructions ...
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COVID-19

Corona Virus Update

Here are the updates to report since my last COVID-19 blog. First up, the Department of Labor is now, officially, enforcing the paid sick leave ...
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COVID-19

COVID-19 Update

The IRS (including the Social Security Administration) holds a monthly payroll profession phone meeting.  Usually on the first Thursday of the month, it was delayed ...
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COVID-19

Corona Virus Update

States are working fast and furious to get out their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since my last update blog, Connecticut, Hawaii and Indiana are ...
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COVID-19

Corona Virus Update from DOL

Here is the latest updates from the Department of Labor’s website on the Corona Virus legislation: On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor ...
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COVID-19

Coronavirus Update

As I posted in my last blog, many states as well as the federal government are making temporary changes to tax filing deadlines, unemployment insurance ...
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