Payroll Today

The Affordable Care Act has specific rules on wellness plans, affordable coverage and free-rider penalties. These demand your immediate attention.
OSHA’s upcoming vaccine mandate aimed at employers with 100 or more employees has, predictably, sparked an outsized interest in religious exemptions. Some clergy are already offering exemption letters for sale over the internet. What are you supposed to do now?
The budget reconciliation bill Congress is currently considering will affect your payroll and benefits administration, as well as your corporate tax rate and your appetite for tax risk.
Now that a particle or two of dust has settled from last Thursday’s announcement that OSHA will write an emergency temporary standard requiring all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated against covid-19, employers are left with some basic questions about this mandate. We’ve answered a few to the best of our ability.
It’s not even the first full workweek of September and we already have a lot on our plate. Read this before you squeeze one more weekend out of summer.
The House Ways and Committee, which controls taxes and spending, has released a couple of titles of a nascent tax bill. The committee is marking up this bill this week. Here are highlights.
This guidance is aimed at employees who have side gigs and who could qualify for tax credits due to their self-employment.

Happy National Payroll Week!

September 7, 2021

Backed by the American Payroll Association, Sept.6-10 is National Payroll Week. This is the week everyone needs to say “thanks.” Let’s take a look at the impact of Payroll in graphics.
We’re going to keep this week’s wrap fairly short, so you can enjoy this last gasp of summer.
With Hurricane Ida and wildfires affecting so many, here are some tips on how your operations can react.