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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

April 2020: Employer’s business tax calendar

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

Payroll Today

Payroll Today

IRS and SBA provide details on payroll credits and paycheck protection loans

To help employers, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act contain three payroll tax credits—1.) the paid sick leave credit, 2.) the FMLA leave credit and 3.) the employee retention credit. These credits are available in one of two ways.

Payroll Mailbag

Payroll Mailbag

In the Payroll Mailbag: March ’20

Are substitutes for SSNs now allowable on the new W-4 form? ... Which W-4 form for rehires: the original, or must they refile using 2020 form? ... Plus an all-states chart on 2020 W-4 forms.

Benefits Law

Benefits Law

If the check’s in the mail, withhold and report

Mail delivery being what it is these days, you can’t really be sure whether retirees or terminated employees receive their pension distribution checks. That doesn’t matter, according to the IRS.