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Payroll Tax Penalties

As an employer, you’re responsible for making sure the appropriate amount of money is withheld from your employees’ paychecks and paid to the IRS for federal income tax as well as Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes, which comprise Social Security and Medicare. Even if your employee opts for zero income-tax withholdings, you’re still responsible …

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When Employees Sue: The Value of EPLI Protection

Savvy businesspeople know: Business is risk. And on top of the investment risks you take in developing and marketing goods and services, there are also risks associated with hiring a workforce. American workers have a well-established set of rights, and one of their biggest tools for securing those rights is litigation. On the one hand, an …

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The I-9 Guide for Employers

“Are you authorized to work in the United States?” It’s a standard question on job applications, and one that most people will tick “yes” without thinking and move on. But employers are responsible for hiring legally eligible workers, and so the onus is on the company to verify that their staff meets the requirements. That’s where …

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Preventing Office Eye Strain

Even as we come to the end of Healthy Vision Month in May, workplace eye health remains a year-round concern. Whether it’s computers, tablets or phones, “screen time” is a nearly unavoidable part of today’s workplaces, regardless of industry. We spend so much time looking at screens that we’re not even aware of it. But underneath …

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Latest Wire Fraud Scam

Breaking: The Latest Wire Fraud Scam

Payroll is a major part of HR responsibilities. Your employees rely on you to receive their paychecks in a timely, convenient manner on a regular basis, pay cycle after pay cycle. Often, the easiest way to handle this process—for company and employee alike—is through direct deposit, which automatically transfers a paycheck from the company to …

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Cyber Attacks: Is Your Business Safe?

Whether it’s online marketing, e-commerce, remote networking or other cyber portals, so much business today is done via the internet that an online presence will always be a major, and virtually mandatory, aspect of your company’s infrastructure. Unfortunately, any online presence puts you at risk of hacking—online attacks that can range from pranks and tampering …

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How to avoid fraud

How to Avoid Premium Fraud

Misrepresenting information on your workers’ compensation policy is a crime, potentially a felony punishable by lofty fines and even jail time. In previous articles we’ve gone over the importance of accurately classifying your employees for your workers’ comp coverage. Employees who are misclassified may have cause to sue their employers. But on top of civil litigation, …

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W-4 and Payroll Tax Changes

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed in December of 2017, applies to the 2018 tax year. These changes include tax bracket adjustments, the elimination of individual health insurance mandates, increases to supplemental tax rates, and paid family leave incentives. As a business owner and employer, you’re responsible for paying federal unemployment tax …

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