Payroll Legal Alert

Payday lenders offer low-income employees a tantalizing proposition: Here’s the money you need right now. They don’t mention the usurious interest rates.

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This month’s chart lists states’ laws on Vacation Pay on Termination Laws.

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If you’re a government contractor that pays the higher minimum wage to nonexempt employees who work on federal contracts, proposed regulations would also have you on the hook to provide seven days of paid sick leave to the same nonexempt employees, and to your exempt employees, too.

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If you don’t want the hassle of annual 401(k) plan discrimination testing, you can adopt a 401(k) safe harbor plan. But there have always been limitations on these plans. The IRS has now eliminated one huge obstacle.

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College students who are currently packing up their frat houses and dorm rooms will soon be knocking on your door, résumés in hand, looking for summer internships.

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The IRS disposed of most of the payroll issues regarding same-sex spouses in 2013 and 2014. Nevertheless, it’s issued guidance on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges.

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The paperwork generated by summer hires doesn’t have to snow you under. These tips will help you tame the hiring process.

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Late pay W-2c exception? Company liable for FICA withholding mistake?

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More than halfway into the second decade of the 21st century, it should come as no surprise that most employees have their pay deposited directly into their bank accounts.

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Here’s your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

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