In the Payroll Mailbag: May ’18

  • May 17, 2018

Are employees’ business entertainment expenses taxable? ... What are the rules for reimbursing employees’ home internet access?

APA Day 3: Who’s snooping in your records?

  • May 17, 2018

The fact is, you may never know who’s been snooping around your files. It may be a temp who wasn’t properly vetted or a vendor, such as an electronic W-2 vendor,...

APA Day 2: Emerging trends in payroll law

  • May 16, 2018

Those giant thunderstorms, which hit the East Coast Tuesday night, grounded IRS rep Anita Bartels’ flight from Orlando. So Pete Isberg, VP of Government Relations at...

Time for the Osterizer!

  • May 08, 2018

It sounds like a joke, but it’s not: What do you get when you throw two corporate income tax rates into a blender? The answer, according to recent IRS guidance, is the...

Spring cleaning: Time to tidy up in Payroll!

  • April 16, 2018

Before spring fever sets in for real, why not clean up your payroll records? Careful: Be judicious in your culling; the IRS requires you to keep payroll records for at...

2014 tax refunds: Claim them or lose them

  • April 10, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I try to never leave free money on the table. But about one million taxpayers who don’t file their 2014 1040s by April 17, 2018, will be...

Court orders gross-up of back pay award

  • April 05, 2018

As if being liable for retaliating against an employee for filing discrimination charges wasn’t bad enough, a federal appeals court has ruled that an employer must...