XpertHR's innovative Liveflo Tool now includes a workflow to help an employer properly pay final wages to an employee whose employment has ended, either in accordance with or in the absence of a state final pay law.
The already daunting tasks of closing out the year's payroll and complying with ACA information reporting requirements are compounded this year due to accelerated Form W-2 and Form 1099-MISC filing deadlines and significant ACA reporting changes. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer meet its year-end legal obligations to government agencies and employees.
A new Discussion of Wages handbook statement has been added and the Equal Employment Opportunity handbook statement has been updated in the Maryland employee handbook as a result of the expansion of the Equal Pay for Equal Work law, effective October 1, 2016.
Certain District of Columbia employers are required to offer employees tax- or cost-free commuter benefits. Certain employers in New Jersey and Connecticut must comply with the New York City commuter benefits law if they have employees working in New York City.
To help employers comply with the state direct deposit requirements, XpertHR has added a Direct Deposit Laws by State chart to the Quick Reference tool. This chart includes links to Employment Law Manual sections that provide the basic federal rules as well as more detailed state information.
The Taxation of Employee Compensation section of the Employment Law Manual has been updated to include a number of important legislative and regulatory changes that occurred in late 2015 and early 2016.
The Taxation of Employee Benefits section of the Employment Law Manual has been updated to include a number of important legislative and regulatory changes that occurred at the end of 2015, such as Affordable Care Act reporting and filing deadline changes.
The Depositing and Reporting Withheld Taxes section of the Employment Law Manual has been updated to include a number of important legislative and regulatory changes that occurred at the end of 2015, such as Form W-2 filing deadline changes.
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