In this post-Enron world, it’s important to show your staff (and possibly, a court) that you’re serious about being a good corporate citizen. For help in drafting an ethics policy, visit the Ethics Resource Center, www.ethics.org, or the Global Business Responsibility Resource Center, www.bsr.org/resourcecenter. Find hundreds of sample ethics codes for various industries at www.iit.edu/departments/csep/ (click on “Codes of Ethics Online”).
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.