Did you Know That the Social Security Wage Base Is Increasing in 2021?

Did you Know That the Social Security Wage Base Is Increasing in 2021?

Is your business planning payroll next year? Be aware that the Social Security wage base is increasing. The max earnings subject to SS tax will increase.
DOL Revises FFCRA Rules on Paid Sick and Family Leave

DOL Revises FFCRA Rules on Paid Sick and Family Leave

A federal trial court invalidated provisions of the DOL’s temporary regulations. These regulations affected the paid leave provisions of the FFCRA.
COVID-19 Testing, Diagnostics Not Minimum Essential Coverage

COVID-19 Testing, Diagnostics Not Minimum Essential Coverage

The IRS has news regarding COVID-19 testing and diagnostics. Medicaid coverage limited to COVID-19 services does not qualify as minimum essential coverage.
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