Health plans: Regs, regs and more regs

  • March 21, 2017

Three federal agencies—the IRS, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services—hold sway over group health plans. Each agency has...

W-2 penalty box

  • February 10, 2017

For 2017, penalties for failing to file correct W-2s, 1095s and 1099s, or to provide recipients with correct statements, increase.

5 tips to control the 1099-MISC chaos

  • January 03, 2017

Some, but not all of your Forms 1099-MISC, must be provided to payees and filed with the IRS by Jan. 31, 2017—28 days from now. Your goal: to file all of your...

An end-of-year memo from Payroll

  • December 21, 2016

For Payroll, next month will put meaning to the phrase “stupid busy.” So, to avoid the annual onslaught of questions from employees about their W-2s, you...

Worksheet for 2016 Forms W-3/941

  • December 20, 2016

Use this worksheet to reconcile your four quarterly 941s and W-2s, so the amounts you report to the SSA and the IRS match.

What a payroll mess!

  • August 11, 2016

Sometimes you walk into a mess and other times you have a mess thrust upon you.

Internal Controls in the Payroll Department

  • August 02, 2016

The overall goal of an internal controls program is to prevent someone from subverting the pay/withholding/depositing/reporting process. In other words—committing...