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Multicolored wheel divided into 7 equal sections Recruitment, Training and Development, Benifits and Compensation, Communicating, Employee Relations, Recordkeeping, and Health safety and security with Legal compliance written on the outer edge and company strategy in the center benefits and compensation is emphasized

Unemployment Voluntary Contribution

Question: We just received the Unemployment Tax Notification.  Should I pay the voluntary payment to reduce my rate? How do I calculate if a voluntary payment is beneficial? Answer: A voluntary payment to reduce your annual unemployment tax rate can be a great option for tax contributing employers. It gives you the opportunity to make […]

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Recordkeeping – A New I-9

Question: Did I hear right, there is a new I-9 available? Do I have to start using it immediately? Answer: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that a new I-9 form is available.  The new form can be used immediately, BUT the old form can continue to be used until January 21, 2017.  […]

Multicolored wheel divided into 7 equal sections Recruitment, Training and Development, Benifits and Compensation, Communicating, Employee Relations, Recordkeeping, and Health safety and security with Legal compliance written on the outer edge and company strategy in the center benefits and compensation is emphasized

Health Insurance – Premium Only Plan

Question: Our company has a Section 125 – Premium Only Plan – so we can take employee’s health insurance contributions out on a pre-tax basis.  Do all employees have the ability to elect that their premiums come out pre-tax or only certain groups? Answer: Employees of regular corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, […]

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