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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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COVID-19

Corona Virus Update

The federal and state governments are focusing on providing either tax relief, lost wages relief or updates when employers are affected by the Corona Virus.  …

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payroll professional

The Most Common Mistakes People Make With Payroll and How to Avoid Them on a Global Scale

I have a guest blogger today who is addressing general issues for a global payroll.  I thought you would find it very informative. It is …

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Wage and Hour Law

More DOL Opinion Letters Issued

The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced that it issued two new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the …

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Tax Law

Lock In Letter Guidance Updated by IRS

The new Form W-4 just keeps on providing more and more info for us payroll professionals.  We now turn to handling lock-in letters.  The IRS …

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Tax Law

IRS Issues Proposed Regs for Withholding

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations updating the federal income tax withholding rules to reflect changes …

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Tax Law

IRS Tax Estimator Gets Latest Update

The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new and improved Tax Withholding Estimator, designed to help workers target the refund they want by having the …

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Wage and Hour Law

Wage and Hour Laws–They are Here, There and Everywhere Part 4

In my first blog in this series, October 23, 2019, I started discussing the complexities of compliance with wage and hour laws.  Which apply…federal or …

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