In the Payroll Mailbag …

  • February 21, 2018

Name/SSN mismatch: Short circuiting a creditor garnishment ... Are we allowed to deduct for lost security badges?

Flu IQ: Take two aspirins and consult the FLSA

  • February 14, 2018

It’s in the company’s interest to prevent employees from passing their germs around. You can encourage employees who come down with the flu to stay home, but you...

What, more tax legislation?

  • February 13, 2018

Haven’t finished digesting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax reform legislation signed into law late in 2017? Well, how about a side of Bipartisan Budget...

Et tu, W-2? Replacing misplaced forms

  • February 07, 2018

Panicky phone calls to the Payroll department from employees who lost their original W-2s are about as predictable as the sun rising in the east. You need a strategy for...

IRS issues interim W-4 guidance for 2018

  • February 06, 2018

If, thanks to tax reform, you can’t get your hands on 2018 W-4 forms, what are you supposed to do? Don’t worry. The IRS has issued interim guidance on W-4s that will...

More thoughts on the 2018 withholding tables

  • January 16, 2018

The withholding tables the IRS released last week aren’t “obscure” or “so-called,” as several national media organizations have reported. They’re not...

Your tax reform cheat sheet

  • December 21, 2017

Congress just passed the first major overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years. The law, colloquially known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will have a...