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This massive, searchable resource—updated regularly—will give you answers to your pressing payroll questions, help you plan and execute your payroll procedures accurately, and keep your policies legal.

Zero in on your state's specific laws; each month brings you a new update so you don't find yourself following old guidelines.

Here are daily-use resources to help you crunch the numbers, get the paperwork right the first time, and plan ahead according to government guidelines.

This document answers dozens of questions about the finer points of what you do every day. From dealing with meal reimbursements to name changes to loans against a retirement plan, there are solutions here to common—and even highly unusual—problems.

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Payroll Calendar

Payroll Calendar

March 2021: Employer’s business tax calendar

Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

Payroll Today

Payroll Today

DOL clarifies pandemic-related expiration dates for benefit plans

Last year, the Department of Labor and the IRS issued joint guidance requiring benefit plans to postpone certain deadlines. This relief could last for only one year and will expire Sunday, Feb. 28. There has been a great deal of confusion regarding the expiration date. The DOL has now issued Notice 2021-01 in an attempt to clear things up.

Payroll Mailbag

Payroll Mailbag

In the Payroll Mailbag: March ’21

Can employees use pencils to complete their W-4s? ... Can we rectify an employee’s withholding mistake?

Benefits Law

Benefits Law

401(k) plan loans defaults: Payback’s a b#$@% for you, too

Current employees who default on paying back 401(k) plan loans can’t have their 401(k) balances reduced or offset to cover the default until there’s a distributable event, like their termination. Once a distributable event occurs, you offset the balance of the loan and distribute the rest to employees.