Payroll 2018: A December to remember

  • December 04, 2017

Congress is wrestling with changes to the tax rates and brackets for 2018 as part of its tax reform effort, which may force the IRS to delay issuing the 2018 withholding...

FICA wage base increases to $128,700 in 2018

  • October 13, 2017

The Social Security Administration has announced that the taxable wage base for the Social Security portion of FICA will increase to $128,700 in 2018. That’s a...

Fix it fast: When to file Form 941-X

  • October 12, 2017

You discovered that, inadvertently, the proper amount of income taxes wasn’t withheld from an employee’s pay last year. You’re inclined to file Form 941-X to fix...

W-2 SSN truncation is coming, just not yet

  • September 19, 2017

Proposed regulations to be published in the Sept. 20, 2017, issue of the Federal Register would make good on 2015 legislation that allows you to truncate...

Electronic signatures: To PIN or not to PIN

  • June 02, 2017

How many ways are there for you to electronically sign payroll returns that will allow your third party to e-file on your behalf? At least two, according to newly...