Payroll Today

The EEOC has opened the EEO-1 Component 2 portal, which government contractors and employers with at least 100 employees must access to report hours worked and W-2, Box 1 data for 2017 and 2018. Here’s what you need to know.
The IRS says it’s perfectly OK for employers to provide incentives to employees to refile their W-4s. But before you focus on incentives, you must focus on how you’re going to communicate with employees.
The IRS considers information in no-match letters—employers’ identity and employees’ names and SSNs—to be confidential tax information. It can’t, therefore, turn this information over to any other federal agency. But might that rule be broken to inform U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of name/SSN mismatches?
The IRS has unexpectedly shed light on its rule making processes. And this may influence how and when they come out with guidance on which you can rely.
More than half of chief operating officers report there’s been an increase in employees attempting to abuse their company’s expense reimbursement policy.
The IRS coughed up the first draft of the 2020 W-4 and employer instructions on time, to the relief of many. Comments are trickling in on those drafts. They are not supportive.
The IRS is serious about changing withholding for 2020. Just one week after releasing the draft W-4, it has released a draft of the employer’s instructions—new Pub. 15-T.
The IRS promised the first draft of the 2020 W-4 by the end of May and it kept its word. But look high and low on the draft and you will not see any line for employees to indicate their withholding allowances.
54% of the managers say their companies allow flexible scheduling during the summer and 32% allow employees to leave early on Fridays. Can you say wage-and-hour headaches?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has forced the IRS to create 18 new CP notices, eight of which are business or payroll-related.