Overview: HR managers need to understand 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 some important issues currently impacting payroll:
Author: Rena Pirsos, JD, Legal Editor
Updated to reflect new hire requirements under the amendment to New York City Human Rights law regarding lactation room accommodations, effective March 18, 2019.
Congress has introduced legislation to increase the ability of employers to provide student loan repayment benefits to their employees.
Updated to include the forthcoming requirement to pay contributions to fund benefits under the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016.
Updated to reflect a change in the first quarterly remittance and reporting due date for paid family and medical leave premiums, and legal developments regarding the Seattle Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative.
Updated to include new hire paperwork provisions of Baltimore lactation law, effective March 13, 2019.
Updated to include information on the forthcoming manuals: Types of Employers (State Sections).
Updated to reflect proposed regulations that would update and revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption requirements.
Updated to reflect forthcoming pre-tax commuter benefits.
HR and legal considerations for employers regarding payroll.