Payroll Today

On-demand pay started with Uber drivers. But Uber drivers are for the most part independent contractors who can negotiate a payment schedule with the service recipient. Employees traditionally have never had that power. That seems to be changing, as some employers are embracing on-demand pay.
Dan Lauer, Director, Specialty Programs Policy at the IRS, gave a presentation on the IRS’ enforcement initiatives at the American Payroll Association’s 37th Annual Congress.
Speakers walked workshop attendees at the American Payroll Association’s 37th Annual Congress through the finer points of wage and hour audits.
The EEOC, in response to a ruling from a federal court, has set a Sept. 30, 2019, deadline for reporting Component 2 payroll data for 2017 and 2018 on Form EEO-1. You have until the end of this month to report Component 1 data to the EEOC on the EEO-1.
The IRS doesn’t want you to put away your 2018 1040s quite so fast.
It’s a rare occurrence these days when a tax bill sails through the House of Representatives without partisan rancor. The Taxpayer First Act of 2019 (H.R. 1957), however, may be the exception to the rule.
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.