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22 01, 2020

IRS W-4 procedures: New hire withholding in 2020 vs. 2019

January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

IRS W-4 procedures: New hire withholding in 2020 vs. 2019 Handling forms with missing info & more The wait is over: The IRS has released the final version of the New Form W-4 – and it’s also cleared up some confusion about tricky situations that may arise with the form. In a recent IRS Payroll [...]

22 01, 2020

IRS announces late filing penalties for tax returns

January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

IRS announces late filing penalties for tax returns You already know the importance of filing key tax returns on time with the IRS. But, there’s another factor to keep in mind: Late filing penalties can get costly. In Revenue Procedure 2019-44, the IRS lists the new timely filing penalties for returns such as Forms W-2, [...]

2 01, 2020

Legal, banking holidays for 2020: Start marking your calendars:

January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Legal, banking holidays for 2020: Start marking your calendars: You’ll need to know when legal and banking holidays happen, just in case they impact pay cycles or tax deadlines. Also keep in mind: 2020 is a leap year, which means there will an extra day in February that could add an additional payday to your [...]

2 01, 2020

IRS releases 2020 contribution limits for FSAs and other popular perks

January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

IRS releases 2020 contribution limits for FSAs and other popular perks New Maximum pretax amounts for payroll deductions In 2020, salary contribution limits are rising for several popular benefits that employers offer their workers. The IRS recently announced the cost-of-living adjustments to these limits in Revenue Procedure 2019-44. Getting up to speed For 2020, employees [...]

2 01, 2020

2020 retirement plans: Key IRS numbers Payroll must know

January 2nd, 2020|retirement plan limits 2020|

2020 retirement plans: Key IRS numbers Payroll must know Find out how much workers can contribute As employees start updating their benefits for next year, take note: The IRS has released the 2020 contribution limits for 401(k)s and other qualified retirement plans, along with additional key numbers. Here’s a look at the most important info [...]

5 12, 2019

SSA announces new taxable wage base for 2020 Heads up:

December 5th, 2019|Social Security Limits|

SSA announces new taxable wage base for 2020 Heads up: The SSA’s released the new taxable wage base for 2020. As of Jan 1, 2020, the maximum amount of earnings subject to Social Security tax will be $137,700. This is a $4,800 increase over the 2019 taxable wage base of $132,900. Essential withholding info Social [...]

5 12, 2019

DOL: Intermittent FMLA leave can be used to attend these school meetings

December 5th, 2019|FMLA|

DOL: Intermittent FMLA leave can be used to attend these school meetings Discussions about children’s health need qualify under law Now that the school year’s started, you may see parents take time off from work to attend their children’s school functions. Be aware: In certain cases, this may qualify as intermittent leave under the Family [...]

5 12, 2019

Healthcare workers should have been paid overtime — $147k owed

December 5th, 2019|Independent Contractor|

Healthcare workers should have been paid overtime -- $147k owed Nurse practitioners weren’t independent contractors Is that worker an employee or an independent contractor? Getting the answer wrong can be costly. Case in point: The operator of two Mississippi urgent care clinics is on the hook for six figures because it wrongfully classified nurse practitioners [...]

14 11, 2019

IRS releases latest draft of Pub. 15-T: Details for Payroll on withholding

November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

IRS releases latest draft of Pub. 15-T: Details for Payroll on withholding New tables and instructions for calculating workers’ taxes The IRS’ second draft of Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods, gives you an inside look at what you’ll need to do to calculate employees’ tax withholding next year using each version of Form [...]

14 11, 2019

This a Post from a police department:

November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The scammers have a new tactic. People are now ignoring their phone calls, which is good. We've all been told that the IRS will only contact us by letter. So now they are sending out SCAM LETTERS! If you receive one of these BEWARE & TAKE IT TO YOUR LOCAL POLICE STATION!