Overview: A growing employer trend over the past several years has been to integrate payroll within the HR department. So, now more than ever, HR managers need to understand all the complex issues and requirements involved in payroll tax law compliance in order to effectively oversee payroll processing and ultimately avoid costly penalties. This involves managing the following tasks, among many others:
Trends: The following are just a few of the important issues that will have an impact on payroll in 2015!
Author: Rena Pirsos, JD, Legal Editor
Updated to reflect the forthcoming Chicago paid sick leave law.
The Uniform Law Commission has released a draft Uniform Wage Garnishment Act (UWGA) which, if enacted by state legislatures, would streamline and ease employer administration of creditor garnishments by standardizing many elements that now vary by state law.
Updated to reflect forthcoming new paycard law, effective October 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect the payroll implications of forthcoming amendments to the San Francisco paid sick leave law, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect a reduction in the Waterfront of New York Harbor Commission Assessment rate, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect the payroll implications of the forthcoming Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance.
This chart summarizes the requirements under state law with which an employer must comply to pay wages to employees by direct deposit into their checking or savings accounts.
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.
HR and legal considerations for employers regarding payroll.