Advice

Expect an outbreak of wedding bells among your employees later this year. HR and payroll should start preparing now to process name changes.
Final regulations, effective for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2019, affirm the disallowance of your corporate deduction for providing qualified transportation fringe benefits to employees. The final regs follow the basic contours of the proposed regs, with a new carve-out for parking at remote workplaces.
Filling out your first-quarter 941 form is one of the “writes” of spring. Here’s help.
There are three key payroll questions if employees hold nonstatutory stock options: What’s taxable? When is it taxable? When do I deposit the taxes? The IRS, in legal advice issued by the Associate Chief Counsel’s Office, answers these questions.
The withholding process is basically airtight, which is good for you. No matter how original employees get in their lawsuits, withholding can’t be challenged in court right off the bat. And here are two employee lawsuits to prove it.
Under most state laws, there are only a few ways employees can be disqualified from receiving benefits: They can be fired for work-related misconduct or voluntarily quit without good cause attributable to the job. The deck, therefore, is stacked against you going in.
On-demand pay is a puzzle to payroll because it raises a host of questions. For the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the issue is whether allowing employees to have early access to their pay creates debt, subject to the Federal Reserve’s Regulation Z.
The Department of Labor has announced the 2021 inflation adjustments to penalties for employers that violate of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the FMLA and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Mix remote working, nonexempt employees and an employee’s questionable timekeeping practices and you may get a toxic brew. An employer was able to neutralize an employee’s lawsuit for unpaid overtime with allegations of its own and then persuaded a federal trial court to dismiss the employee’s subsequent claims for retaliation.
Daylight-saving time begins at 2:00 a.m., March 14, 2021.