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Massachusetts: New Law Requires Health Care Coverage Reporting

Posted on January 19, 2018 06:21 PM

A new law in Massachusetts requires certain employers to file an annual report concerning health care coverage.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, State Employment Laws

IRS Issues FAQs on New Withholding Tables

Posted on January 17, 2018 03:24 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued FAQs for employers on its new withholding tables, which were released to reflect changes in tax rates and brackets, the increased standard deduction, and the repeal of personal exemptions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Categories: Human Resources, Reporting and Recordkeeping

IRS Releases New Income Tax Withholding Tables

Posted on January 12, 2018 03:22 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 1036, Early Release Copies of the 2018 Percentage Method Tables for Income Tax Withholding. The Notice updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018, reflecting changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Categories: Human Resources, Reporting and Recordkeeping

IRS: Tax Filing Season Begins January 29

Posted on January 10, 2018 03:18 PM

Tax season will begin Monday, January 29, 2018, and the filing deadline to submit 2017 tax returns is Tuesday, April 17, 2018, according to an announcement by the IRS.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping

Reminder: Post OSHA Form 300A Starting Feb. 1

Posted on January 8, 2018 05:49 PM

Employers subject to the recordkeeping requirements of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) are reminded to post their 2017 OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, from February 1–April 30, 2018.

Categories: Employee Safety and Health, Reporting and Recordkeeping

DOL Adjusts Labor Law Penalties for 2018

Posted on January 3, 2018 03:10 PM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed for violations of a number of federal labor laws.

Categories: FMLA, Human Resources, Reporting and Recordkeeping, Workplace Posters

Arizona Releases Final Paid Sick Time Rules

Posted on December 19, 2017 04:27 PM

Arizona has released final paid sick time rules.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, State Employment Laws, Workplace Posters

OSHA Extends Electronic Recordkeeping Submissions Deadline to Dec. 31

Posted on December 18, 2017 06:37 PM

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit data from their 2016 Forms 300A to OSHA from December 15, 2017, to December 31, 2017.  

Categories: Employee Safety and Health, Reporting and Recordkeeping

IRS Announces 2018 Standard Mileage Rates

Posted on December 15, 2017 03:18 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes.

Categories: Fringe Benefits, Reporting and Recordkeeping

NYC Issues Final Scheduling Rules for Covered Fast Food and Retail Employers

Posted on December 7, 2017 07:33 PM

New York City has released final scheduling rules for covered fast food and retail employers. Notices and other resources are also available.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, State Employment Laws, Workplace Posters