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Beware of W-2 Phishing Scams

While one should always be vigilant about suspicious emails, this time of the year I recommend an even heightened scrutiny....

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W-2 Box 9 is Back as a Crimefighter

Ever since the IRS did away with the Advanced Earned Income Credit (EIC) in 2010, Box 9 on the W-2...

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22 States Increase Minimum Wage

Happy New Year! With the new year comes 19 states changing their minimum wage effective January 1st, and another three...

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Deciphering the W-2 – A Handy Guide

Over the next few weeks as employees start to receive their 2016 W-2 form, they may likely have questions as...

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Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Pay Change

A federal Judge on Tuesday blocked the law that was passed on May 17th, 2016 to increase the minimum salary...

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IRS Extends Due Date for 2016 ACA Reporting

Yesterday, November 18, the IRS issued Notice 2016-70, which extends the due date for the 2016 requirement to furnish ACA-related...

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2016 FUTA Tax Credit Reduction States Announced

Under the provisions of the American Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), a Federal tax is levied on employers covered by...

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Preparing for Marijuana in the Workplace

Whether you are in a state that has already legalized the use of marijuana (medical or recreational), or you are...

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Florida Workers’ Comp Rate Increase 14.5%

On October 6th, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation issued a final order approving a 14.5% increase to its workers’ compensation...

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Hurricane and Disaster Pay – Wages After The Storm

A question that I am frequently asked after a hurricane strikes is “Do I have to pay my employees for times...