State chart: withholding on supplemental pay

  • October 08, 2012

STATE WITHHOLDING RATES: Here's a chart summarizing how states handle income tax withholding on supplemental wages. Note: To get the full story on state tax rates,...

State-by-state voting leave laws

  • September 14, 2012

Election Day is just a few months away, and everyone should exercise their franchise. You can help by letting employees take time off from work to vote. In fact, you...

2012 State Direct Deposit/Paycard Laws

  • May 20, 2012

State laws usually require that employee participation in direct deposit or paycard programs must be voluntary. States may also allow paycard vendors to charge...

FLSA retaliation: New DOL fact sheet

  • May 03, 2012

The DOL has a new fact sheet covering illegal retaliation against employees who complain about possible violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Reminder: The...

IRS sets rules for taxing damage awards

  • April 22, 2012

Final IRS regulations exclude from taxpayers’ gross income damage awards for personal physical injuries or illness received from a lawsuit or in settlement of...

Form W-2c: the agony of errors

  • March 16, 2012

The earlier employers fix errors on 2011 W-2s, the less likely it is they’ll be penalized by the IRS. E-filers have until the April 2 to file original W-2s, but...