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When you sit in your office chair, are you facing the doorway? That’s not the best layout if employees pass by, make eye contact as you look up and then stop and chat. Here’s how to control the interruptions: Use a credenza behind your chair as a secondary work space, and keep your phone there. When you need to concentrate on a project or talk on the phone without visitors dropping in, swing your chair around to face the credenza. That way, people who peep in will see that you’re not to be disturbed.
If you handle payroll compliance, beware: As other tax revenue sources dry up, the IRS is hiring 700 new revenue agents whose only job will be to hunt down payroll-law violations. That means intense new scrutiny of your W-2s, 1099s, 1095s and other payroll tax reporting compliance....Click here to find out more.