Monthly Archives: August 2021

IRS changes affecting year-end planning

Contributions limits, taxable income & more The IRS has recently released some important updates you'll need to know for the fourth quarter of this year. Contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) The IRS has released the maximum contribution limit for HSAs when employees are participating in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP). For employees with [...]

August 28th, 2021|2021 Tax Changes, Covid-19|

Switching payroll cycles? Here’s how to make sure you’re in compliance

Recent lawsuit shows employers right way to make the change It's sometimes necessary to change your pay cycle. In this situation, it's key to proceed with caution. Along with any compliance and legal issues that may arise due to state prompt-payment laws, you'll have to address workers' concerns about their checks. One company's pay change [...]

August 21st, 2021|compensation, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)|

How should we proceed when texting employees?

Q: With so much of our workforce being remote due to COVID, we're thinking of switching to text messaging to remind people about Payroll deadlines and let them know about other important info and changes. What considerations should we keep in mind when texting employees for work purposes? A: Text messaging can be a great [...]

August 10th, 2021|Remote work|