Payroll Today

The Department of Labor has proposed regulations that would tweak the payments that can and can’t be excluded from employees’ regular rate calculations when you’re figuring their overtime rates.
The 2018 1040 has changed so substantially (not really for the better in our opinion) and figuring your taxes is so different that employees may be feeling more stress than usual.
Although the TCJA has been on the books for more than a year now, knotty issues are still arising. Here’s the latest.
The IRS says the first draft of the 2020 W-4 should be ready for prime time by the end of May.
Some steps taken by the Department of Labor and a federal trial court, which rebuked the Office of Management and Budget, may impact on your payroll operations.
It’s pretty apparent now that employees don’t really understand the ingredients that comprise the income tax system, because they never had to think about it before. And that’s where this year’s problems begin.
So far, employees are really, really unhappy with their tax refunds, or lack thereof. And almost everyone is pointing their finger at the 2018 withholding tables.
Exactly one week after you filed your W-2s with the Social Security Administration, the IRS clarified that employers’ moving expense reimbursements didn’t need to be reported on employees’ W-2s in Box 12, with Code P.
Phishers have had to become more sophisticated, since the W-2 scam has basically played itself out. So they’re targeting employees directly.
What does the shutdown mean for all the paperwork that’s piled up and all the audits that were put on hold during the shutdown?