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Reminder: Employers Must File Forms W-2 by Jan. 31

Posted on December 18, 2017 04:23 PM

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding employers of the January 31, 2018 deadline for filing 2017 Forms W-2 and W-3 with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Categories: Employee Benefits, Social Security

SSA Changes Maximum Taxable Earnings Amount for 2018

Posted on November 30, 2017 05:51 PM

The Social Security Administration (SSA) this week announced a change to the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax in 2018, which it had previously announced in October.

Categories: Human Resources, Social Security

Delaware Amends Personal Information Protection Law

Posted on August 24, 2017 08:37 PM

Delaware has amended its personal information protection law.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, Social Security, State Employment Laws

Oregon Amends Law on Social Security Number Privacy

Posted on June 20, 2017 07:16 PM

Oregon has amended its law on Social Security number privacy.

Categories: Social Security, State Employment Laws

Reminder: W-2 Filing Deadline is Now January 31

Posted on January 4, 2017 07:45 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding employers of the new January 31 filing deadline for Forms W-2.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, Social Security

New Income Tax Withholding Tables Now Available

Posted on December 19, 2016 07:02 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 1036, Early Release Copies of the Yearly Percentage Method Tables for Income Tax Withholding.

Categories: Medicare, Social Security

IRS: Employers Face New January 31 W-2 Filing Deadline

Posted on October 31, 2016 03:05 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding employers of a new January 31 filing deadline for Forms W-2.

Categories: Reporting and Recordkeeping, Social Security

Social Security Administration Announces 0.3% Benefit Increase for 2017

Posted on October 19, 2016 07:25 PM

The Social Security Administration has announced that monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will increase 0.3% in 2017.

Categories: Social Security

Social Security Administration: No Benefit Increase for 2016

Posted on October 16, 2015 08:01 PM

The Social Security Administration has announced that monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will remain the same in 2016.

Categories: Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Social Security

Federal Government Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages in Certain States

Posted on October 30, 2014 02:04 PM

In the latest development following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month to decline to hear any pending cases regarding same-sex marriage, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that the federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in certain states affected by the Supreme Court’s decision.

Categories: Discrimination, Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, Human Resources, Social Security