When you’re officiating between two bickering employees, don’t rush to judge. Even if you’re tempted to “rule” on who’s right, wait until you ask each person, “What do you want me to do?” You may find that both can agree on a desired outcome—like modifying an outdated policy or firing a consultant. That saves you from picking sides.
Thousands of employers have been snared in the IRS's all-out initiative to increase employment-tax audits—its first such initiative in 25 years. A main target: the tax treatment and reporting of employee fringe benefits....Click here to find out more.