Do child support withholding orders expire?

  • October 27, 2011

Question: A rehired employee will soon be receiving his first paycheck. He had a child support withholding order when he terminated. Should I withhold for that order...

2012 FICA wage base, employee tax rate

  • October 19, 2011

The Social Security Administration has announced that the taxable wage base for the Social Security portion of FICA will increase to $110,100 in 2012. That’s a...

Filing False W-4s Lands Employee in Prison

  • October 03, 2011

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and 21-month prison sentence of an employee who filed W-4 forms on which he falsely claimed an exemption from income...

Pay Statements: 50 State Laws

  • September 09, 2011

Most states have laws that require employers to provide workers with regular statements about their compensation. To help you prevent pay-stub violations, this...

Employee fired for filing Form SS-8 may sue

  • August 14, 2011

A worker who was fired after admitting to his employer that he filed Form SS-8 with the IRS to determine his status as an independent contractor or employee can...