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A new opinion letter from the Department of Labor concluded that the suspension of accrued no-fault attendance points during an employee’s FMLA leave didn’t always run afoul of the law’s noninterference provisions.

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December 13, 2018

It’s not exactly news that Payroll depends heavily on electronic transactions. There is news on electronic payments that promises to make your life easier.
Employees will get their first taste of how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed their income taxes when they file their 2018 1040s. They can avoid sticker shock with this year’s taxes by ensuring that their income tax withholding aligns with their tax liability. Here’s the basic information they’ll need to make this determination.
An HR supervisor who became a company’s treasurer as a favor to her brothers is now on the hook for 100% of the company’s undeposited payroll taxes, after the Tax Court ruled that she was a responsible person under tax code Section 6672.
Withholding in 2019 will be a mixed bag. Here are our projections of the 2019 withholding allowances and other benefit amounts.
As if year-end isn’t stressful enough, the new 20% deduction for qualified business income, which owners of pass-through entities can take on their 1040s, has dumped another responsibility in your lap: defining W-2 wages.
Under the Affordable Care Act, you’re required to inform new hires whether you provide group health benefits within 14 days of hire.
The IRS has backed off any changes to the W-4 for the 2019 tax year, but still wants to implement its new version of the W-4 for the 2020 tax year.
The Social Security Administration has announced that the 2019 taxable wage base for the Social Security portion of FICA increases to $132,900.
Effective Jan. 1, 2019, employers performing work on federal contracts must pay workers $10.60 per hour.