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The 2017 W-2 filing season was the first time you had to file paper and electronic forms under the new, accelerated Jan. 31 deadline. Here’s a chart summarizing each state’s filing dates and e-filing requirements.

But stay ‘nice’ under all the pressure (Santa’s watching, after all), and take a quiet moment to B.R.E.A.T.H.E. while considering these tips.

Once the IRS sinks its teeth into you, it rarely lets go. One taxpayer found this out the hard way, when the IRS came after him at least three times for payroll taxes he had already paid.

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 tables. Ho, ho, ho, indeed.

Your approach to networking can make the difference in being noticed or ignored by important players.

Here are some suggestions to make more people stay alert during conference calls.

W-2s for employees who claim exempt on their W-4s ... Who pays tax on raffled gifts?

Here's your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

The right Google Chrome extensions can make you wonder how you ever coped with work before them. Here are five recommendations for extensions that can make your work life a little easier.

If employees are nonexempt, their work-related emailing, texting or other use of electronic devices can leave you liable for a surprise overtime bill. A recent court decision points out that this isn’t always the case.

You know emojis have gotten out of hand when they have their own movie. The critically planned flick certainly did nothing to stem the tide of smiley faces across digital screens everywhere—so how about yours?

If you find it hard to stay motivated at work and you’re looking for new inspiration, you might try looking at your supervisor. If you can figure out how to work with your boss’ style, you might find a boost of productivity.

It can be jarring to suddenly be paired with someone new when a longtime boss leaves—especially because it may put you in a position where you have to prove your worth all over again. How do you quickly build a relationship and show what you can do without bragging?

Employees often have one question for you upon being told that they’ll receive bonuses: Can I avoid income tax withholding? Opinions vary about whether you should answer at all, since it’s received wisdom that you shouldn’t give tax advice. But is that all there is to it? Maybe not.

A progressive discipline system is the best way to correct employee performance problems. It’s also the best way to protect against wrongful termination lawsuits. It allows you to ensure that any employee fired because of inferior performance was treated fairly and in accordance with your company’s policies. Here’s a five-step model for progressive discipline:

Use this chart to determine whether you must report health benefits on employees’ W-2s.

We all tell lies and are lied to on occasion. Many times they’re insignificant untruths that can be ignored, but what do you do when you catch a co-worker in a whopper?

It’s emotionally taxing when your child is sick, and the stress mounts when you have to juggle work on top of that. Here’s some advice for managing work and sick days.

If your energy and motivation dip after lunch, incorporate these steps into your afternoon routine.

You and your co-workers probably don’t say what you mean sometimes, and that can lead to poor communication. Here are some common phrases people use when they’re hiding what they really mean.

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