Q: A new employee received a signing bonus last November, which he had to repay if he left the company within two years. He did leave, and now we don’t know what to do. Do we need to amend his 2014 W-2 form? What documentation must we collect from him?
Federal law sets the ground rules for employing teens, but state law controls the age at which they must obtain age certificates, working papers or parental consent letters and how long you must retain those documents. This information is summarized in this chart.
Final regulations include as an excepted benefit limited wraparound coverage—coverage that supplements, or wraps around, individual nongrandfathered health policies by providing additional benefits to part-time employees and retirees and doesn’t consist solely of cost-sharing subsidies.
Q: A former employee has requested a copy of his 2003 W-2 form. We backed up the data, sent it to a remote storage facility and purged it years ago. It would be extremely burdensome to pull it out now, especially for a former employee. What is the legal requirement for providing employees with copies of old W-2s?
PAYROLL FORMS, TABLES & PUBLICATIONS FORMS 2016 Form 940, Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return 2016 Form 940 Schedule A, Multi-State Employer and Credit Reduction Information 2016 Instructions for Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return 2016 Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Income Tax Return 2016 Schedule B, Report of Tax Liability […]
The IRS meant it when it said that all employers, regardless of size, will be liable for a $100 per day, per employee, excise tax if they pay for or reimburse employees who buy individual health insurance either on or off the individual exchange. Sort of. It’s now providing transition relief to certain employers and to certain reimbursement arrangements.
How many paychecks could Payroll chuck, if Payroll could chuck checks? All of them, if you pay employees through direct deposit or with plastic payroll debit cards. May is direct deposit month, so now is the time to convince skeptical employees of the benefits of direct deposit/paycards.
Summer doesn’t have to be the season of your discontent. You can swim through the summer season’s special demands on Payroll, including employees’ vacation requests, if you remember the Fair Labor Standards Act’s rules on working hours, calculating overtime when employees take a day off during the week and paying exempts.
Summer means kids working in the family business. But beware. The Tax Court tossed a sole proprietor’s effort to deduct as wages payments made to her children. According to the court, there wasn’t any consistent correlation between the hours worked and the amounts recorded as wage payments.
Eager young adults may be papering the company with summer hiring inquiries and job applications. These tips will help you cool the summer hiring process.