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10 HR Compliance Trends to Watch in 2018 (Part 2)

10 HR Compliance Trends to Watch in 2018 (Part 2)

Last week we introduced five compliance trends impacting employers’ hiring, scheduling, and anti-harassment practices. Here are the remaining five compliance trends to watch in 2018. #6: Paid Family and Paid Sick Leave Laws In recent years, paid family leave (PFL) and paid sick leave (PSL) laws have been enacted by a number of jurisdictions. PFL: Paid family leave generally provides partial wage-replacement benefits to workers for covered absences. Coverage varies among jurisdictions but generally includes bonding with a newborn, or a newly placed adopted or foster child, or caring for a family member with a serious health condition. The jurisdictions with a paid family leave program include: California San Francisco New Jersey New York Rhode Island (referred to as Temporary Caregiver Insurance) Washington (benefits begin January 2020) District of Columbia (benefits begin July 2020) PSL: Eight states, the District of Columbia, and more than 30 local jurisdictions require employers to provide paid sick leave to eligible employees. The states with paid sick leave requirements include: Arizona California Connecticut (employers...

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ACA Special Edition: The Time is Now for Best Practices for Managing IRS ACA Penalties

ACA Special Edition: The Time is Now for Best Practices for Managing IRS ACA Penalties

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun to send out letters informing employers of their potential liability for an employer shared responsibility assessment for the 2015 calendar year. Starting in 2015, a key component of Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance for large employers involved offering affordable, minimum-value health insurance to at least 70 percent of their full-time employees or potentially being liable for a penalty. This increased to at least 95 percent for 2016 and subsequent years. You may be among the many employers who have received an exchange notification when your employees enrolled in subsidized coverage in a public exchange, but the reality of the ACA’s employer mandate is about to set in. The IRS has sent out their first round of Employer Shared Responsibility Payment notifications. So what does this mean for you? Watch our ACA Special Edition webcast and get critical insights on the implications and impact of these latest development, such as: What did the IRS announce about ACA penalties? What ACA payments are covered...

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Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Strategies for Wage Garnishment Compliance

Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Strategies for Wage Garnishment Compliance

Wage garnishments – the legal seizure of employee pay to settle debts like child support payments, tax levies, and student debt – are impacting many U.S. employees. In fact, one in 14 such workers is carrying a wage garnishment and an estimated 12 percent of those with a garnishment have more than one type.* But many organizations still overlook wage garnishments and view them as an obscure and complex aspect of business. Even as employees are confronted by the stress of having their wages garnished, you as their employer are saddled with the compliance burden and stress of managing those wage garnishment transactions. Employers that fail to comply with garnishment orders can face costly penalties. Watch the next installment in our Workplace Compliance Spotlight webcast series and receive critical insights on the business impact of wage garnishments and strategies for achieving wage garnishment compliance. During this webcast, you will learn about: Latest wage garnishments data and trends available in protecting employee wages and garnishments reporting Different types of wage...

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Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Hot Employment Law Topics

Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Hot Employment Law Topics

Employment laws are constantly evolving – including federal, state, and local laws. What should employers expect in this ever changing environment? Which policy issues are affecting employers and employees? Join us on December 12th for the next installment in our Workplace Compliance Spotlight webcast series and receive critical insights on the latest development and changes. During this webcast, we will cover a variety of topics including: Social media Off-duty conduct Personal appearance Unauthorized work & pay related policies Pay equity Scheduling laws Paid sick leave Employee handbook considerations ADP remains at the forefront of helping employers understand the complex compliance, financial, and strategic issues surrounding workforce management. Tap into our expertise to ensure you’re in the best shape possible for future workplace compliance changes that may come about along the way. Join us today! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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ACCOUNTANT SPOTLIGHT: S Corp Payroll — What You Need to Know

ACCOUNTANT SPOTLIGHT: S Corp Payroll — What You Need to Know

Did you know that sixty-two percent of accountants take on processing S corp payrolls to make it easier for their clients?1 But for many CPA firms, it only makes your job more difficult. S corps enjoy limited liability and can elect to pass corporate income, losses, deductions and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes. Many organizations choose an S corp over an LLC for benefits like these: Pass-through taxation — Owners report their share of profit and loss on their individual tax returns Limited liability — Company directors, officers, shareholders and employees receive limited liability protection One-time annual tax filing requirement — C corps must file quarterly No double taxation — Income isn’t taxed twice as corporate and dividend income Investment opportunities — Companies can use the sale of stock shares to attract investors But S corps still face unique restrictions that don’t apply to other business entities — like evaluating and choosing a compensation structure that meets IRS standards. And that’s where clients and their...

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