Employers Should Approach Payroll Tax Deferral Cautiously

Employers Should Approach Payroll Tax Deferral Cautiously

President Trump signed an executive memo on August 8 for a payroll tax deferral. It creates uncertainty re: administrative compliance and long-term impact.
Qualified retirement plan rules affect COVID-19-related layoffs and rehires

Qualified retirement plan rules affect COVID-19-related layoffs and rehires

Have you laid off employees because of COVID-19? Plan to rehire some of them before 2020 ends? If so, and you offer a qualified retirement plan, listen up!
Court invalidates some COVID-19 paid sick and family leave regs

Court invalidates some COVID-19 paid sick and family leave regs

Parts of the DOL’s temporary regs of the paid sick and family leave parts of the FFCRAwere nullified. This is important in the implementation of the law.
Social Security Taxes Deferred: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

Social Security Taxes Deferred: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

The President signed a Presidential Memorandum to defer employee's Social Security taxes. The action only defers the taxes; they’ll be paid back eventually.
Hiring independent contractors? Make sure they’re properly classified

Hiring independent contractors? Make sure they’re properly classified

Your business may be using independent contractors to lower costs during the coronavirus. Be careful these workers are properly classified for tax purposes
COVID-19 Tax Credits Provide Much-Needed Relief

COVID-19 Tax Credits Provide Much-Needed Relief

Employers are entitled to refundable tax credits provided under two laws passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fiducial has the latest.
Screen Employees for COVID-19 with EEOC Guidance

Screen Employees for COVID-19 with EEOC Guidance

Still running an office or operating a facility with employees on-site? Learn what you’re legally allowed to do to screen employees for COVID-19.
Offering COBRA to employees furloughed because of COVID-19

Offering COBRA to employees furloughed because of COVID-19

Many employers have placed all or some employees on mandatory furloughs. If your company has done so, you may wonder if you have to offer COBRA benefits.