A regular flu season is bad enough. Pair the flu with covid-19 and it may be extraordinarily difficult to manage the impact on your workplace this winter. Employees who are already working at home can still get sick and may still need some downtime. Your challenge is to stay within the guidelines set by the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The 2021 plan and calendar years are drawing close, which means the IRS, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services are updating inflation adjustments and other materials for the coming plan year. Here’s the latest.
No to holiday party, but yes to holiday swag.
If you’re mailing Form 940 to the IRS without including a payment, be sure to check the last four digits of the ZIP Code.
If you want to waste money, stand in the middle of the street and set some on fire. That’s what happens when ineligible employees collect unemployment benefits. However, there are steps you can take to prevent unwanted benefits charges to your account.
Many companies are experiencing financial hardship. But it takes a lot more than run-of-the-mill financial hardship to claim a reasonable cause defense for not depositing payroll taxes. It takes, according to a federal trial court, an existential threat to the business.
This is the first year you’ll be reporting payments of at least $600 to independent contractors on Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation. The new form is fine, but it doesn’t eliminate all of your 1099 headaches.
New regulations clarify limits on corporate deductibility when it comes to employee meals.
The IRS, in a new frequently asked questions document, has addressed the interaction between applying for advance pandemic-related payroll tax credits on Form 7200 and third-party payroll providers.
Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.